First, check out this Google Presentation and take notes on the definitions:
Then, look at these examples. What makes them ironic?
Complete this irony assignment using Google Docs, and upload in the "Elements of Fiction" block.
Here are some other irony resources if you'd like more practice:
- List of picture books that illustrate irony (scroll down to mid-page to see it)
- Examples of verbal irony
- Alanis Morisette activity:
1. Listen to Alanis Morisette's song "Ironic."
2. Then, watch this. It is a bit inappropriate, but very effective. A rebuttal, if you will: