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Act I, scenes vi and vii - Dramatic irony - Part 1

English Literature

GCSE

CIE

7m 26s

How does Shakespeare use dramatic irony in this scene? How is tension built up? Tutorial summary: Exploration of Duncan’s speech about the castle and consideration of dramatic irony. Exploration of key theme: appearance and reality. Why it causes anxiety for Macbeth (considering religious context) and how it paints Macbeth and Lady Macbeth as villainous and emphasises Duncan’s vulnerability.

Tutors:

Miss Stella Vassiliou

Miss Catherine Hartley

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