This two-page worksheets helps students understand the differences between verbal irony, situational irony, and dramatic irony through definitions and examples. Students are then asked to identify the types of irony given, and explain their choice.
The second path to suspense in your story is dramatic irony. (Dramatic irony has always been my FAVORITE way to create suspense. It's more fun to write, and it prevents the reader from feeling tricked.
Edith Wharton was born in New York city on January 1862 (d. August She was an American novelist, short story writer and designer. The Age of Innocence won the 1921 Pulitzer Prize for literature, making Wharton the first woman to win the award.
Looking for a lesson teaching Situational, Dramatic, and Verbal Irony? Look no further than this quick six page PowerPoint Presentation. The three types of irony are defined, examples given, and a quick review quiz is set at the end.