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The big book of irony

  • 174 Pages
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  • English

St. Martin"s Press , New York
Irony, Irony -- Social aspects, Irony in liter
StatementJon Winokur.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN56.I65 W56 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 174 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17881710M
ISBN 100312354835
ISBN 139780312354831
LC Control Number2006051161

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The bullshitter disregards the truth; the ironist respects it. Bonus irony: On Bullshit, with its measured academic prose punctuated by the word bullshit, is an elegantly ironic book.

CHAPTER 3. Forms of Irony. Irony resists categorization, but a few varieties can be : Praise for The Big Book of Irony “This gleefully witty treatise, a playful exploration of irony by someone who has mastered it himself, opens with definitions of irony and. The Big Book of Irony Jon Winokur.

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Claire Colebrook teaches English at the University of Edinburgh. /5(8). The Big Book of Irony Though there’s very little original writing in this one — it’s more collection and compilation than exploration — it was a quick, often funny read. Perhaps a pocket-sized coffee table book on irony had to be written.

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Again, Shakespeare’s a big fan of this one — even his comedies, such as Twelfth Night and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, are full of dramatic irony.

Example of dramatic irony: The Hobbit Dramatic irony doesn’t necessarily need to underline the entire storyline of a novel; it can also be used briefly to add punch to certain scenes.

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He wrote The Irony of American History in the midst of the Cold War, much of the book is dedicated to how to approach Communism from a foreign policy standpoint. Despite the fear and anxiety of the times, I picked up Reinold Niebuhr as a must-read author somewhere in my pile of religious and political books, but I can't pin down which.4/5.

Read Irony from the story The Big Book of Hamilton Memes by Gabocaraptor with 2, reads. memes, trash, favoritefightingfrenchman. At its bestReviews: Dramatic irony occurs in a play when the audience knows facts of which the characters in the play are ignorant.

The most sustained example of dramatic irony is undoubtedly Sophocles' Oedipus Rex, in which Oedipus searches to find the murderer of the former king of Thebes, only to discover that it is himself, a fact the audience has known all along.

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Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of. IRONY. Another element that is important to note is irony - when something happens, or is seen, or is heard that we may know, but the characters do not, or that appears opposite of what is expected.

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The book shows that there is humor in almost everything in life, such as stealing apples from orchards, playing the accordion, and of course stealing books.

For this instance, the irony on why Liesel Meminger likes to steal books, and how the books represent that time in her life, one way or another will be discussed. In the book Holes, you can find many examples of irony. Some of them include: Camp Green Lake – isn’t green, no lake and isn’t even a camp ; X-Ray – has bad eyesight ; Zero – knows math, can’t read but recognizes Stanley’s name on the suitcase at the end.Use the quiz and worksheet to find out what you know about irony in The Book Thief.

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