a quick mini lesson...
Irony is a literary device that exploits readers' expectations; irony occurs when what is expected turns out to be quite different from what actually happens. (Springboard 458).
Irony is often confused with sarcasm or funny situations... Be careful not to confuse the two!
Types of Irony...
Occurs when a speaker or narrator says one thing while meaning the opposite.
occurs when an event contradicts the expectations of the characters or the reader.
is a form of irony in which the reader or audience knows more about the circumstances or future events in a story than the characters within it.