Introduce the three types of irony in literature: Dramatic Irony, Verbal Irony and Situational Irony. Everything you need to teach students to define, identify, analyze and write their own literary irony.NO PREP Print & Go: Worksheets & Lesson Plan for understanding, identifying and using Dramatic Irony, Verbal Irony and Situational Irony - in a fun & engaging way!!
This is an activity that I use every year as a refresher before I introduce my students to writing their first literary analysis. I also use it as a pre-reading activity for "Gift of the Magi" because it is so heavy with irony. Great refresher/intro to irony!Part 1- Read and discuss the article defining "Irony in Literature"Part 2- Complete practice worksheet_______________________________________________________________________Irony in Literature is licensed under a Creative Commons…
satire... satire is the use of irony, sarcasm, or ridicule in exposing, denouncing, or deriding vice or folly. Jonathan Swift’s 1726 novel Gulliver’s Travels is an example of satirical fiction. Written in the style of travel writing of its day, Gulliver’s Travels also provides an example of parody, defined as “a humorous imitation of a serious piece of literature or writing.”
The great geniuses of classic Russian literature had extraordinary lives, and even their deaths became the final chapter in their works. Chekhov and Gogol’s last days were filled with the kind of peculiar events and irony that defined their respective works.