Definitions And Examples Of Irony In Literature

Definitions and Examples of Irony in Literature

Teach Figurative Language with Flocabulary [jwplayer file=http://flocabulary.s3.amazonaws.com/media/figurative-language-media.mp4 image=http://flocabulary.s3.amazonaws.com/images/figurative-language-image.jpg] Check out the lyrics and more. Listen to Flocabulary’s Figurative Language song. You’ll learn all about irony, metaphor, and more. Articulating a simple irony definition can be daunting. It's a large concept, but irony can be broken down into three central categories. We'll define each of these three main types of irony, and provide examples from plays, short stories, essays, and poems. Sign up for Flocabulary IRONY Definition: There are three types of irony: verbal, situational and dramatic. Verbal irony occurs when a speaker's intention is the opposite of what he or she is saying. For…

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