Irony happens when there is a difference
between what is expected and what
Verbal irony happens when you say one
thing, but you mean something different.
Also known as sarcasm!
“Great job, Einstein!”
Situational irony happens when a
situation turns out differently than you
Examples: The police chief’s son is
arrested for armed robbery. The
firehouse burns to the ground. A prank
backfires on the prankster.
Dramatic irony happens when the
audience or reader knows something
that the character does not know.
Example: In a horror movie the
audience knows the killer is hiding
in the closet, but the characters do
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