Irony in The Were-Wolf

Irony Examples in The Were-Wolf:

The Were-Wolf 1

"so that none could see its expression. It had lighted up with a most awful glee...."   (The Were-Wolf)

Here the narrative point of view shifts briefly to focus on White Fell, providing information to readers that is unavailable to the story’s characters in a moment of dramatic irony. Readers are able to see that White Fell is overjoyed at the sight of Rol’s bloody hand, suggesting that she may be more sinister than her appearance suggests.