?

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Free Version

Upgrade subject to access all content

Moderate

More Dramatic Irony in A Midsummer Night's Dream

AMSND-VOJERG

Which of the following lines is an example of dramatic irony, which is when the audience knows information that a character or characters do not?

A

"THESEUS (as they head off to bed): t'is almost fairytime." (5.1.354)

B

"DEMETRIUS (describing the death of Pyramus): No die, but an ace, for him; for his is but one." (5.1.300)

C

"HIPPOLYTA (after Thisby runs off stage): Well shone, Moon. / Truly, the moon shines with a good grace." (5.1.259)

D

"THESEUS (after Pyramus commits suicide): This passion, and the death of a dear friend, would go near to make a man look sad." (5.1.280)

E

"THESEUS (after the Prologue is spoken): Hi speech was like a tangled chain; nothing impaired, but all disordered. / Who is next?" (5.1.129)