Review! What kind of irony is it? Identify the type of irony demonstrated by each of the four statements below, and explain why it is that type of irony. Write in COMPLETE sentences. You may look back at your notes.
- An ambulance comes to a woman’s house to take her to the hospital, hopefully to save her life. On the way to the hospital the ambulance is hit by a semi-truck and everyone on board the ambulance is killed.
- You work all afternoon cooking a fancy dinner for your boyfriend. When he takes his first bite, he spits it out into his napkin without you seeing and says to you, “Oh Sweetie, this is wonderful!”
- In your history book, you read about a young man in the Revolutionary War who kills a British soldier. That soldier who was killed turns out to be his favorite cousin.
- In the children’s story “Little Red Riding Hood” we know that the wolf has eaten the grandmother, but Little Red Riding Hood does not know that.
After, we got into groups from the previous day and used Padlet to answer the analysis questions from the day before.