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The Three Types of Irony

2nd Six Weeks Project English Honors 3rd Mod
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Teresa Hoang

on 27 October 2012

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Irony The Three Types of What is Irony? Irony is... the contrast between what appears and what really is. What are the Three Types of Irony? Situational
Verbal
Dramatic The First Type of Irony is Situational Irony. Situational Irony is when the opposite of what is expected to happen, happens. For example, this was posted on a guy's Facebook wall.. How is this situational irony? This is situational irony merely because of the guy was a "stickler for grammar, yet he used the wrong form of "you're." You'd expect him to know his grammar rules, wouldn't you? The Second Form of Irony is Verbal Irony. Verbal irony is saying the opposite of what you really mean. Saying "That's as clear as mud!" would be an example of verbal irony because mud isn't clear. The Third and Final Type
of Irony is Dramatic Irony. Dramatic Irony is when the reader of audience are aware of something 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. It makes the reader / audience feel suspense. An Example of
Dramatic Irony Quiz Time! What type of irony is being used? Answer: Dramatic Irony Answer: Situational Irony Answer: Verbal Irony Answer: Situational Irony Answer: Verbal Irony Thanks for your cooperation :D George, Jessica. Irony Notes. 3rd Mod , 2012. Powerpoint.
Hoang, Teresa. Me.
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