The enlightenment- IRONY
MeaningIronic statements typically imply a meaning in opposition totheir honest meaning.A situation is often said to be ir...
In dramatic ironyIn order for irony to work, The audience needs tounderstand both logic and the topic being inverted, soir...
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  1. 1. The enlightenment- IRONY
  2. 2. MeaningIronic statements typically imply a meaning in opposition totheir honest meaning.A situation is often said to be ironic if the actions taken have aneffect exactly opposite from what was intended.Example:A friend of yours steps in to a puddle and you laugh and make fun ofthat person, the next thing you know- You step in to the puddle!!
  3. 3. In dramatic ironyIn order for irony to work, The audience needs tounderstand both logic and the topic being inverted, soirony requires both intelligence or reason andknowledge for it to make sense.The Enlightenment privileges intelligence, reason andknowledgeEnlightenment comedy is brainy
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