Romeo and Juliet

When the audience knows something that a character does not know, we feel dramatic irony. Since we know how the play will end(the prologue has told us),we feel this irony when we hear Friar's motives for marrying the two lovers. What other moments of


Dramatic irony did you feel in this act ?


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An example of dramatic irony in Act 2 is when Mercutio and Benvolio think Romeo is still obsessing over Rosaline, but the audience knows he is over her and has moved on to obsessing about Juliet.