Metaphors, Irony’s- Macbeth

Extended Metaphor When an author exploits a single metaphor or analogy at length through multiple linked vehicles, tenors, and grounds throughout a poem or a story. Example: Fair is foul and foul is fair
Motif A distinctive feature or dominant idea in an artistic or literary composition.Example: Macbeth is always paranoid that he will get caught or not be able to live with the sin
Paradox A situation, person, or thing that combines contradictory features or qualities.Example: Foul is fair and fair is foul, Hover through the fog and filthy are
Verbal Irony Irony in which a person says or writes one thing and means another.Example: The service and the loyally I owe, Macbeth say this to Duncan when is reality he plans to kill him
Situational Irony Involving a situation in which actions have an effect that is opposite form what was intended.Example: She takes part in Duncan’s murder with no hesitation or guilt. She berates Macbeth for being weak when his conscience bothers him about Duncan’s murder. She is cold and calculating. However, at the end of the play it is Lady Macbeth who is overwhelmed with guilt and eventually kills herself.
Dramatic Irony Irony that is inherent in speeches or a situation of a drama and is understood by the audience but not grasped by the characters in the play.Example: When Duncan says he trusts Macbeth, and the audience knows that Macbeth is expecting to become king. Macbeth is not at all trustworthy!
Foreshadowing Be a warning or indication of (a future event).Example: There to meet with Macbeth, said by the witches
Imagery Visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work.Example: Who almost dead for breath, had scarcely more
Symbol A thing that represents or stands for something else, especially a material object representing something abstract.Example: The king represents something godly
Irony A technique of indicating, as through character or plot development, an intention or attitude opposite to that which is actually or ostensibly stated

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