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Dramatic Irony In To Kill A Mockingbird

What are some examples of dramatic irony in part 1 of To Kill a Mockingbird?

Only in Part 1, please.

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Dramatic irony is a type of irony in a story where you know something that the characters do not know.  This generally results from the narrator being a child.

The most obvious example of dramatic irony comes from the fact that the book is being told as a flashback.  The characters do not know what is going to happen as the story is being told, but the older Scout tells us some interesting information in the very beginning of the book.

When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow. (ch 1)

This first line of the book tells us that something interesting is going to happen, and there is going to be a problem and Jem is going to be hurt.  So the reader knows this, but...

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