Bane: Gotham. Take control of your city.
This is the instrument of your liberation.*
Identify yourself to the world.**
* (Referring to metal ‘earthquake’ machine)
** (Speaking to the scientist/hostage)
REAL TALK TIME: HE SOUNDS LIKE AN 88 YEAR OLD MAN TRYING (AND FAILING) TO MAKE PROPER SHAKESPEARE INFLECTIONS.
Please please god let this be a red herring/joke.