Presentation on theme: "Irony Isnt it ironic?. Situational Irony The setting or action is the unexpected or opposite of what you expect. Examples: Madagascar (animals dont know."— Presentation transcript:
Situational Irony The setting or action is the unexpected or opposite of what you expect. Examples: Madagascar (animals dont know how to act in their native environment)
Dramatic Irony One character knows more than another or the audience know something the characters dont. Example: Lion King: We know that Scar killed the king & his son doesnt know. We know who the bad guy is but the characters dont.
Verbal Irony Saying the opposite of whats expected. Example: You burn a cake and say Oh great! Another one of my fine baking talents. You trip and fall down the stairs and say, I should be a figure skater, Im so graceful.
Ransom of Red Chief Give an example of each type of irony: Dramatic:Situational:Verbal:
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