The Interlopers

By Chloe Jones

Three Types of Irony

The three types of irony are:

1) Situational~ Something happens on the contrary of what is expected

2) Dramatic~ When the reader knows something the character does not

3) Verbal~ Someone says something intending the opposite

Three Types of Irony Text Examples

Three Types of Irony Text Examples

Situational~ When Ulrich and Georg wanted there men to show up first to save them both from the tree~ Readers don't expect sworn enemies to fight over who's men would show up first to save them both.


Verbal~ "Good," snarled Georg, "good. We fight this quarrel out to the death, "~ Obviously Georg was not pleased with the situation


Dramatic~"Are they your men?" asked Georg. ~ We know these 'men' are neither of theirs because they hove both denied that they are theirs.