Presentation on theme: "Mini Lesson: Irony. Brainstorm! Think of a time you‘ve said something sarcastic. Think of a time when an unexpected twist happened to you...where."— Presentation transcript:
Brainstorm! Think of a time you‘ve said something sarcastic. Think of a time when an unexpected twist happened to you...where something happened to you that you didn‘t expect. Think of a movie you‘ve seen where you knew something was going to happen, but the character(s) didn‘t know it.
Irony The difference between appearance and reality, expectation and result. A surprise or unexpected result!
Types of Irony -Verbal Irony: a word or phrase used to suggest the opposite of its actual meaning Example: Sarcasm Think of sarcastic comments or remarks. How are they examples of irony? Think of sarcastic comments or remarks. How are they examples of irony?
Types continued… Dramatic Irony: When there is a contradiction between what a character thinks and what the readers know is true Think of an example…
Types continued… -Situational Irony: When an event directly contradicts expectations of the reader or of the characters What is ironic is this image?
Do you really understand Irony? Well, let’s see… Locate and identify irony in “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” by Ambrose Bierce If you are having trouble locating examples in the text, then ask questions at the end! Don’t forget to use your notes!