Situational Irony In The Necklace

The difference between what is expected to happen and what actually happens or The difference between appearance and reality. The story’s outcome must be ironic for this literary device to be used effectively. Situational Irony may also be referred to as “Verbal Irony” or words that mean one thing but mean another or “Dramatic Irony” … Read more

Irony In A Doll’s House

Written by Henrik Ibsen, A Doll’s House contains many instances of irony. A few of these instances are when Nora says that she believes that a Doll’s House does not reflect reality, when in fact the whole point of A Doll’s House is to show how different it is from REALITY. A Dolls House also … Read more

Irony In The Pardoner’s Tale

Nearly every aspect of the Pardoner’s tale is ironic. Irony exists within the Pardoner’s -character- to show how he is not telling the truth. Irony also exists within the Pardoner’s tales themselves, to show his true intentions and just what he actually means by what he says . The Pardoner tells stories of sin, even … Read more