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1 Sarcasm To say something and mean the opposite Looks really warm out there today

2 Fun Fact Sarcasm or irony is used once every 2 minutes in conversation!! (What is Verbal Irony/ Sarcasm?)

3 Why people use sarcasm? 1.To be funny 2.To insult/mock people 3.To make an ironic comment about the world around them

4 How can we tell is someone is using sarcasm? People exaggerate their voice in a bored sounding manner They roll their eyes (and/or head) They smile afterwards

5 Other tips about sarcasm… Differs with the person -Know your person!!! Be aware of context - Look for when it doesn’t make sense

6 Elements of Sarcasm 1. Facial Expression

7 2. Context: statement may contradict the environment It’s a beautiful day to go to the beach!! Looks great

8 3. Vocal Cues: how you say something -“thanks” -Pulling-out a word: well excuuuuuse me! -Saying exciting words with no emotion: Wow Great Yay -Using a lower pitch to indicate sarcasm High pitch: “GREAT idea!” (sincere) Lower pitch: “Yea, great idea” (sarcasm)

9 Is she using sarcasm?

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11 Examples- What do they really mean? “Nice job dropping the ball during practice today!” -Not actually complimenting you on your skills but saying you didn’t do a good job; might be trying to make you feel bad

12 Example- What does it really mean? “I’m glad you are standing there. Don’t feel like you need to help or anything” - Means he would like you to help him with whatever he is doing

13 Examples: (TBBT- Sheldon sarcasm) (Penny gets Sheldon sick) (examples of VI & sarcasm)

14 Look for the sarcastic comments: -http://safeshare.t v/w/EHfdWRzGXLhttp://safeshare.t v/w/EHfdWRzGXL (Wild Thornberries movie)

15 Identify the Sarcasm Complete worksheet- identifying the sarcastic comment and actual meaning

16 Clips- Identify Sarcastic Comments

17 Complete Worksheet Identify what you are actually thinking Make a sarcastic comment about situation or picture


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