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Sarcasm To say something and mean the opposite. Fun Fact Sarcasm or irony is used once every 2 minutes in conversation!!

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1 Sarcasm To say something and mean the opposite

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

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: qzeflmJvEU (TBBT) qzeflmJvEU b6E (Penny gets Sheldon sick) b6E CDP7E (examples of VI & sarcasm) CDP7E

14 Show Me Sarcasm 1. Come up with a scenario/situation: providing characters, setting, actions occurring - Provide a sarcastic comment about what is occurring

15 Show Me Sarcasm Create a comic showing sarcasm

16 This has earned the Gil seal of approval! Cuz it’s sooooooo good! (no sarcasm! Y do u ask?)


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