Verbal Irony Activities?

Answer Irony is a concept that is difficult for many students to understand. There are three types of irony: dramatic, situational and verbal. Verbal irony is the easiest for students to understand and is... Read More »

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What is the irony in the novel the old man and the sea?

The irony is that the tourists thought that the marlin santiago caught was actually a shark.

What is the irony in the novel Old Man and the Sea?

in the book the marlin is being eaten by sharks until just the bones are left. At the end of the book people just think the bones must be what's left of a shark

What are the examples of irony in les miserables?

I guess there's quite a few- an obvious one would be Javert's suicide. Javert spent most of his like hunting down Valjean so he could kill him, but ended up killing himself because of Valjean.

What is the irony in"The Taming of the Shrew"?

"The Taming of the Shrew" is a play by English playwright William Shakespeare. It is considered to be a comedy because it uses irony and humor for effect. The subject is relationships and roles wit... Read More »