Which is an example of dramatic irony in act v, scene iii of romeo and juliet?

Which is an example of dramatic irony in act v, scene iii of romeo and juliet? a. romeo thought juliet was dead when he poisoned himself, but the audience knew she was alive. b. balthasar agreed to deliver romeo’s letter, and the audience knew the contents of the letter. c. juliet knew romeo was dead when she awakened, and the audience knew that she was correct. d. friar laurence thought his plan would romeo and juliet, but the audience knew he had evil intentions.

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I believe the correct answer would be A. Romeo thought Juliet was dead when he poisoned himself, but the audience knew she was alive.
I believe the correct answer would be A. Romeo thought Juliet was dead when he poisoned himself, but the audience knew she was alive.
Sadly, it would be A. 
Romeo didn't know that Juliet wasn't dead because the letter never arrived to him. However, the audience knew that she wasn't dead because they had saw that Balthasar didn't get to Romeo in time to deliver the letter.
Sadly, it would be A. 
Romeo didn't know that Juliet wasn't dead because the letter never arrived to him. However, the audience knew that she wasn't dead because they had saw that Balthasar didn't get to Romeo in time to deliver the letter.

An example of dramatic irony in Act V, Scene 3 of “Romeo and Juliet” is:

a. Romeo thought Juliet was dead when he poisoned himself, but the audience knew she was alive. 

After knowing that Juliet had died Romeo wanted to enter the tomb in which Juliet laid dead desperately. When he discovers Paris he asks him to get away from the tomb, but he didn't leave the tomb. Paris and Romeo indulge themselves in a fight in which Paris is killed by Romeo. He takes Paris into Juliet's tomb and then drinks the poison. When Juliet awakes, she finds Romeo dead after which she too stabs herself with a dagger. This event was an example of Dramatic irony as the audience knew very well that Juliet is feigning her death but Romeo finds it to be the reality.

An example of dramatic irony in Act v, Scene iii of Romeo and Juliet is:

a. Romeo thought Juliet was dead when he poisoned himself, but the audience knew she was alive.

Further Explanation:  

In Act v, scene iii of Romeo and Juliet, Romeo thought Juliet was dead and that’s why he poisoned himself. He didn’t knew that Juliet was alive since the letter never reached him. But, at the same time, the audience knew that Juliet was not dead since they had witnessed that Balthasar did not reach Romeo in time to hand over the letter.  

Romeo wanted to get into the tomb in which Juliet laid dead frantically after he discovered that she had died. When he finds Paris, he told him to get away from the tomb, but he didn’t leave the tomb. Paris and Romeo started fighting among themselves which leads to Paris death by Romeo. He then takes Paris into Juliet's tomb and drank the poison. When Juliet became conscious, she finds Romeo dead after which she too stabs herself with a dagger. This event was an example of Dramatic irony as the audience knew very well that Juliet is faking her death but Romeo finds it to be the reality.

This scene is considered as dramatic irony since the audience knows what is going on but the characters don’t know about each other and about the situation in which they find themselves.When compared with the audience, the actors in the scene know practically nothing, which increases the irony extensively in the scene and keeps the audience in an increased state of suspense and anticipation and thus, the dramatic irony.  

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1. Which of the following is a sentence fragment?

2. Which topic or issue would be most appropriate for a four- to five-page research paper?

Answer Details:

Grade: Secondary

Subject: English

Chapter: Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

Keywords: Romeo and Juliet, Romeo, Juliet, Balthasar, dramatic irony, Juliet’s death, poison, Juliet was alive, Romeo poisoned himself.  

A will be the correct answer.
A.romeo thought juliet was dead when he poisoned himself, but the audience knew she was alive.

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