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Irony
a literary term that always inplies some kind of contrast, contradiction or discrepancy between what is expected and what results
Verbal Irony
a character or narrator says one thing but means the opposite (or, at least something quite different)
Dramatic Irony
the reader (or audience in the case or a play) knows something that a character does not know
Irony of situation
the most commo9n from of iront found in stories
why do authors use irony
by using irony, writers are better able to show how contradictioory an inconsistant both life anf human beings can often be