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Types Of Irony

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Types Of Irony

Identifying three types of irony

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  • A. 

    Verbal irony

  • B. 

    Situational irony

  • C. 

    Dramatic irony

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Dramatic irony

    • B. 

      Situational irony

    • C. 

      Verbal irony

  • 10. 
    In Othello, the audience knows that Desdemona has been faithful to Othello, but Othello does not. The audience also knows that Iago is scheming to bring about Othello's downfall, a fact hidden from Othello, Desdemona, Cassio and Roderigo.
    • A. 

      Dramatic irony

    • B. 

      Situational irony

    • C. 

      Verbal irony

  • 11. 
    Mother comes into the TV room and discovers her 11-year-old watching South Park instead of doing his homework, as he was set to a dozen minutes ago.  Pointing to the screen she says, "Don't let me tempt you from your duties, kiddo, but when you're finished with your serious studies there, maybe we could take some time out for recreation and do a little math."
    • A. 

      Dramatic irony

    • B. 

      Situational irony

    • C. 

      Verbal irony

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Situational irony

    • B. 

      Dramatic irony

    • C. 

      Verbal irony

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Dramatic irony

    • B. 

      Verbal irony

    • C. 

      Situational irony

  • 14. 
    Someone referring to someone's son-in-law as their 'favorite', when in fact that is far from the truth.
    • A. 

      Dramatic orony

    • B. 

      Verbal irony

    • C. 

      Situational irony

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Dramatic irony

    • B. 

      Situational irony

    • C. 

      Verbal irony