Irony in its broadest sense, is a rhetorical device, literary technique, or event in
which what appears, on the surface, to be the case, differs radically from what is
actually the case. Irony may b...
Verbal Irony. A contrast between what is said and what is actually meant. Literary
Example: Prometheus says to Zeus, “You are as kind as you are wise.
The term verbal irony refers to the use of vocabulary to describe something in a
way that is other than it seems. Some examples of verbal irony help to explain ...
Apr 9, 2013 ... Definition: There are three types of irony: verbal, situational and dramatic. ... In
this short story by O. Henry, a wife sells her hair to buy her ...
Here are some examples of verbal irony: ... In Toy Story, human characters are
not aware that the toys speak and move while the audience is aware. Dramatic ...
Jul 30, 2015 ... An author could use it briefly or even write an entire piece based on verbal irony.
It can be found in many forms, including novels, short stories, ...
Verbal irony occurs when speakers say the opposite of what they mean. ... For
example, in Act III of Scene V, of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, Juliet is ... its
importance in a drama/story/ plot? same goes for the situational irony. thanks a
Sep 30, 2013 ... Kate Chopin's "The Story of an Hour" is a masterpiece of the literary technique of
irony; even the title is ironic in that so much that is unexpected ...
Verbal Irony Video: This YouTube video provides examples of verbal irony and
.... of irony and a piece of evidence to show that type of irony in the short story.
This lesson enables students to define the three types of irony, identify and ...
outside examples of irony, read short stories which employ the three types of
irony, and ... Verbal Irony Video: This YouTube video provides examples of
verbal irony ...