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Copy of Irony Mini Lesson

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Chelsea Pickslay

on 10 June 2013

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Transcript of Copy of Irony Mini Lesson

When the audience is aware of what is going on, but the other characters are NOT aware of it. They don’t “get it.” Verbal Irony Dramatic Irony When what actually happens is the opposite of what is expected.

Something about the situation is completely unexpected. Situational Irony Someone says one thing but means the opposite. What is Irony? Irony = the opposite of what is expected.

All about expectations. the 3 types IRONY: 3 Types of Irony Verbal Examples:
The locker room smells really good.

Awesome! Another homework packet! You know something that a character doesn’t. Examples:
Mariana’s parents are proud of the “A” she got on the test, but we know she cheated.

Marko writes a love poem to Janessa but we know that Janessa loves Peter. Review Something that is ironic is unexpected. If it’s SARCASM, it’s VERBAL.
If unexpected by EVERYONE, it’s SITUATIONAL.
If unexpected by a CHARACTER, it’s DRAMATIC. Dramatic Situational Example:
In 50 First Dates, Adam Sandlers' character doesn't want to establish a lasting relationship until he meets Drew Barrymore's character who has no long term memory. Intro Ms. Pickslay Wrap-it-up 1. Write down a 2-3 sentence example of 1 type of irony.

2. Pass to the front. Let's Try It 1. Turn to a partner.
2. Flip your notes over & read the example. {Yours may/ may not be the same as theirs.}
3. Decide which type of irony it is.
4. Git ready 2 share :D Sometimes verbal irony is sarcasm.
{all sarcasm= verbal irony;
NOT all verbal irony= sarcasm}
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