The Crucible

How does this dramatic irony enable readers to understand the real reasons behind the girls symptoms and the events that result

Lines 311-370 this part of the play reveals information to readers that the other characters do not have.This is called dramatic irony.

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Yes, the dramatic irony of the situation allows us to understand that the girls reactions and symptoms are a direct result of fear. They are afraid of the reprisals if their pagan activities, lies, and manipulations are found out.

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The Crucible