Ompare and Contrast Research Essay on Oedipus Rex

Required length: At least 3 full pages

Format: Format: Times New Roman, 12 point font, double-spaced, 1-inch margins, a title page

Due date: Wednesday, Dec. 10th at Midnight

Title Page:

English 1302
Mr. Mamola
Your name
Title of your essay

Assignment:

Please compare and contrast at least three different uses of DRAMATIC IRONY in popular culture. These may be from books, graphic novels, movies, television shows or professionally produced internet videos (i. e. not just some dudeas youtube channel of home movies). Compare and contrast each of these uses of dramatic irony to Sophoclesa use of dramatic irony in Oedipus Rex. How do the uses of dramatic irony serve the story, set the mood, or create tension/emotion in ways that are similar to Oedipus Rex. How do they serve the story, set the mood, or create tension in ways that are different from Oedipus Rex. Each example must come from a different book, show, or movie. Include at least 5 quotes from Oedipus Rex and at least 2 quotes from each of your other examples of dramatic irony. Make sure to cite each of the examples in a WORKS CITED page.

Some good examples of Dramatic Irony:

ROMEO AND JULIET
BATMAN: YEAR ONE
STAR WARS: REVENGE OF THE SITH
BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER: Episode 17, Season 4

THE DARK KNIGHT

THEREaS SOMETHING ABOUT MARY

BREAKING BAD

BACK TO THE FUTURE
ROXANNE

Please use professional, grammatical English to the best of your ability, and do not use contractions. (donat, canat, wonat, wouldnat, didnat, isnat, wasnat, doesnat, etc.)