O A. the audience is waiting for the character to find out what the
audience already knows .
B. the audience gains knowledge at the same time as the characters.
C. the author slows down the plot to make the events seem more
D. the character does something that makes the audience feel
sympathy for that character.
A. The audience is waiting for the character to find out what the audience already knows
That's the definition of dramatic Irony. Think of like romance movies when someone has a crush on the main character, but they don't know find out until something dramatic happens towards the end of the film. The audience knows pretty much the entire time, but the character has no clue.