Irony deficiency irony deficiency is an informal term for the inability to recognize, comprehend, and/or utilize irony--that is, a tendency to interpret figurative language in a literal way - mobsters are reputedly huge fans of the godfather. An ironic remark conveys a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning so, in an ironic statement one thing is said, while another thing is meant for example, if you were trying to be ironic on a stormy, dreary day, you might say: “what glorious weather. Writing a song about irony, which supposedly contains examples of irony, but which aren’t ironic, is the very definition of irony it is tragic irony, or poetic justice if something couldn’t be construed as poetic justice (depending on how dark your sense of humour is) then it’s also unlikely to be ironic. The irony is that the more specific you are in the portrayal of character, the more like other people you are in the same way, the more you think about how alone you are in this life, you realise how much a brother and sister everyone else is.
Ransie and ariela are suddenly happy together again this is ironic, as the premise of the divorce was their unhappiness this reveals that ransie and ariela are still in love, and not meant to have a divorce. Point of view: “the happy prince” is a story about humankind more than charity, the tale shows the irony of an –apparently- dead statue and a bird who are more generous than people more than charity, the tale shows the irony of an –apparently- dead statue and a bird who are more generous than people. What is ironic about the ending of the poem richard cory by edwin arlington robinson although cory is rich and of an elite class, he kills himself because he is unhappy although cory is unhappy, he kills himself because the townspeople envy his life cory is rich and of an elite class, so he lives his life without any problems or concerns cory donates all of his money to the working class. It is ironic that amir would think of kite flying as a happy thought to help him survive when kite flying and the events that followed took away his best friend and almost brother, hassan i think that baba gathering dirt from his homeland and putting it close to his heart is foreshadowing.
Irony examples for kids have you ever listened to the song ironic the irony comes to play when what could have been a happy ending, ends in the tragic death of its main characters you may also like kid-friendly metaphors examples #3 the wizard of oz. It is also ironic that he claims to be inconceivably happy yet he questions it third person omniscient- it’s told from the viewpoint of the man and you are aware of his emotions the whole time point of view. Significance of irony irony is a rhetorical device used to illustrate a discordant situation or verbalization in which the outcome is opposite of what was expected as a result, this writing technique often introduces humor into the storyline, depending on the tone of the story.
What is ironic about gatsby's success in the great gatsby a he uses his wealth to throw elaborate parties that make him locally famous b despite all his wealth, he still can't afford to travel to europe or asia. Irony is a part of our lives that either make us laugh or slap our palm to our foreheads things like “jumbo shrimp” or “its so dumb it’s smart” either way when an ironic situation is captured on camera it makes for internet gold here are 37 of the most ironic situations ever caught on. Verbal irony forms the basis for what we mean when we say irony in ancient greek comedy, there was a character called an eiron who seemed subservient, ignorant, weak, and he played off a pompous, arrogant, clueless figure called the alazon. The irony inside this passage is seen when the devil assists goodman brown’s ancestors during the persecution of indians and quakers there is definitely irony in the fact that it is the majority of the pious church people who emerge at the evil gathering inside the forest. “it is sometimes easier to be happy if you don't know everything” ― alexander mccall smith, morality for beautiful girls tags: happiness, irony, knowledge 564 likes we accept irony through a device called metaphor and through that we grow and become deeper human beings” ― haruki murakami, kafka on the shore.
Happy, of course, is a highly ironic name for the character happy would more aptly be named miserable happy has grown up hearing about the wonderfulness of his brother. What you're about to see are some of the most ironic photographs anyone has ever taken of people and their various fails they're so awesome it's hard to believe these were completely unplanned people may argue over the definition of irony and its uses. Best answer: well, i guess you could say the title is ironic because people often refer to the birth of a child as the happy event but for this unfortunate woman it was not so but for this unfortunate woman it was not so.
Situational irony - the irony that most people think of a difference between what you expect to happen (in a story, for example) and what actually happens rain on your wedding day would be a sort-of example, because a wedding day is generally expected to be a perfect, happy day. Irony in the “story of an hour” essay in the story of an hour by kate chopin we observe many instances of irony irony is the use of words to express something different from and often opposite to their literal meaning. Said in an ironic tone is dismissive and ironic happy holidays said in a normal tone is either a holiday greeting or a very weird thing to say depending on the time of year.
Poor, beleaguered alanis morissette has long borne the brunt of our society’s pedantry about the word ironicsure, her song “ironic” notoriously misuses the word (around 10 times) and. In the story, “happy endings”, the author, margaret atwood uses metafiction to portray her ironic theme of death as the ultimate happy ending. In kate chopin's story the storm, explain the last line: so the storm passed, and everyone was happy if you assume she is being ironic, point to other examples of irony in the story.