School Work Helper gives a list of dramatic devices, such as dramatic irony, paradox, soliloquy, aside and tragedy. Dramatic irony occurs when the reader knows information that the characters in the play do not know. More »

Some examples of dramatic devices in literature are soliloquies, asides and monologues. In a play, dramatic devices are key elements often used by a playwright to create a connection between the audience and the actors. More »

A dramatic device is any technique that a playwright uses to make a literary work more interesting and create a special effect on the audience. Irony, foreshadowing, paradox and the aside are some examples of dramatic de... More »

Any moment in the play "Macbeth" when the audience is privy to more pertinent information than one or more characters onstage is an instance of dramatic irony. An example is when King Duncan exhibits a positive outlook u... More »

Sophocles' tragedy "Antigone" contains dramatic irony with the decision of Creon to bury one of Antigone's brothers with honor but not the other and with Antigone's determination and strength when contrasted with the cha... More »

William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" is generally regarded as a tragedy because it features dramatic and devastating events when the two main protagonists die at the end. It doesn't, however, fit the conventional mod... More »

Examples of the types of irony found in the play, "The Crucible," include situational, dramatic and verbal irony. Specific examples include Proctor's recitation of the Ten Commandments, the forced confessions of witchcra... More »