Act I, scenes vi and vii - Dramatic irony - Part 1How 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.
Miss Stella Vassiliou
Miss Catherine Hartley