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    Irony‚ usually the most important kind for the fiction writer‚ the discrepancy is between appearance and reality‚ or between expectation and fulfillment‚or between what is and what seems appropriate. Irony is the main element used in the three stories “The Lottery” “The Most Dangerous Game” and “The Rocking Horse Winner”. In each of these stories irony symbolizes a dark side‚ that’s reveled throughout the story The Lottery is a great example of irony The morning of June 27th was clear and

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    Irony moving the story forward To keep a reader intrigued and interested in what you are writing is a secret. That secret to success is not much of a secret at all‚ its all about keeping the story consistent and flowing naturally with transitions. You don’t want a long boring ol story making your audience sleep‚ a humours‚ suspenseful‚ full of ironic scenes would be sure to keep a reader on there feet wanting to see what will happen next. Authors use a box full of tools which contain literally

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    Irony Matt looked on as Mr Lensher was handcuffed by the police. The wrinkles on his face were suddenly so detailed that Matt suspected if he had made the right decision. Aged sixty‚ a sentence for theft would have caused to die in jail. Ironically‚ Matt could remember the exact same words Mr Lensher once told him‚ "No matter how old or young a person is‚ or whatever reason he has for committing a crime‚ if he breaks the law‚ he deserves to be punished. " It was these exact words that made Matt

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    Macbeth Irony

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    ALLEN| IRONY IN MACBETH There are many types of irony used in Macbeth.. Without the irony‚ the tragedy would not be quite so tragic. Verbal‚ dramatic‚ and situational irony was used in the story of Macbeth. One type of irony used in Macbeth is verbal irony. This is when a character says one thing and means the opposite. Examples of this are when Macbeth says to Banquo‚ “Tonight we hold a solemn supper‚ sir‚ And I’ll request your presence” or when he says “Fail not our feast". Verbal irony makes

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    The Significance of Irony

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    Significance of Irony Irony is a rhetorical device used to illustrate a discordant situation or verbalization in which the outcome is opposite of what was expected. As a result‚ this writing technique often introduces humor into the storyline‚ depending on the tone of the story. This element of indirectness is partly what makes poetry so interesting. Poetry’s lack of simplicity forces the reader to think independently‚ therefore creating numerous possible interpretations. The techniques of irony used in

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    Irony and Story

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    cheated. What are some examples of irony in this story? For example‚ why might the title‚ "The Lottery‚" or the opening description in paragraph one‚ be considered ironic? A: Title of the “The Lottery” because to show how people react to lotteries (cheating‚ lying‚ and attitudes) and how the matter the fact what happened then and still happen till this day. 5. Jackson gives interesting names to a number of her characters. Explain the possible allusions‚ irony or symbolism of some of these: 1

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    The Necklace Irony

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    2012 Enc 1102 The Irony In "The Necklace"‚ by Guy De Maupassant As I worked on my pervious paper‚ I questioned myself if there was a literary term and if there was which one over powered the story. As I began research for this essay and typed in "The Necklace by Guy De Maupassant" in the Google toolbar‚ I saw the word irony and quickly came up with the question as to‚ where is the irony in the story "The Necklace"? To my surprise‚ this story surrounds itself with irony being found in the smallest

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    Irony in "The Guest"

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    In "The Guest" Albert Camus uses irony to convey the existential theme of making what you believe to be the moral choice regardless of the consequences. This theme reflects Camus ’ existential philosophies‚ stressing free choice and responsibility for one ’s actions in addition to the inevitability of death. This philosophy plays a major role in the theme and structure of this story‚ and stresses the individual ’s unique position as a self determining agent responsible for the authenticity of his

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    Irony in crucible

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    Irony in The Crucible Irony is a contrast between what is stated and what is meant‚ or between what is expected to happen and what actually happens. The Crucible is a play by the American playwright Arthur Miller‚ and is filled with examples of irony throughout the play to build suspense and create anxiety. Arthur Miller used three kinds of irony‚ and they are dramatic‚ situational‚ and verbal irony. The Crucible is filled with many examples for each kind of irony through the play. The dramatic

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    The Irony in Trifles

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    Brown Professor Evermind English 1302 2 March 2012 The Irony in Trifles The play Trifles written by Susan Glaspell is set in the nineteenth century. A trifle is a thing of little value or importance‚ so in the play Trifles the irony of the story is quite humorous. In this time period women were not treated as equals‚ men believed women did not have as much intellect as themselves‚ and treated them accordingly. With this in mind the irony of the play revolves around how much better the women were

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