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  • Irony
  • Irony Irony The contrast between what appears and what really is Types of Irony Situational Irony Verbal Irony Dramatic Irony
  • Irony Situational Irony When the opposite of what is expected to happen, happens Irony of situation is often humorous when a prank backfires on the prankster.
  • Irony Verbal Irony In conversation, the speaker intends to be understood as meaning something that contrasts with the literal or usual meaning of what he/she says Nice going, Einstein! isn t really paying anyone a compliment
  • Irony Dramatic Irony When the reader or audience are aware of something that the characters in the story are not. The reader/audience waits anxiously to find out what will happen when the characters discover what we already know Makes the reader/audience feel suspense When you know the killer is hiding in the attic, but the hero of the movie doesnt know that