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  1. Irony Please copy the following definition into the “Literary Terms” section of your notebook

  2. Types of Irony • Irony = is when one outcome is expected, but the opposite occurs, usually with a coincidental twist of events. • Example: An earthquake occurring during an earthquake drill

  3. Verbal Irony = Where one thing is said, but another, opposite meaning is inferred. • Example: Hannibal the cannibal said, “I’d love to have you over for dinner.” • Dramatic Irony = occurs when the audience knows something a character does not and the outcome or meaning is the opposite of what the character expects.