Irony Practice WKST

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PRactice &AssesS Reading IRonNy Narne Read each of the following and mark them as follows: V An example of verbal irony D example of dramatic irony S An example of situational irony In the movie Toy Story, a character thinks he is a real space explorer but the audience and the other toys know that he is just a toy. .2. An officer on the Titanic toldapassenger, "God himself could not sink this ship" 3. "I made those biscuits yesterday," said Mom. "I don't know if theyre stil good" Dad banged one on the table. "As soft and fluffy as a chunk of granite," he remarked 4. The label on the inside of a bathing suit reads, "Dry clean only. Do not get wet" 5. On the hottest day of the year, you notice several people wearing boots and carrying skis. 6. Two characters in a movie are speaking Spanish because they want to keep a secret froma third character who only speaks English. The audience knows that the third character was borrn in Mexico and actually speaks Spanish fluently. "Oh nol" exclaimed Darcy. "Look at my shoes" Mom leaned over and noted a speck of dirt on the gray leather. "What a tragedy," said Mom. "They're ruined" 8. Spencer looked at the thermometer: It was l0l degrees outside. "Jeez" he said "I hope it warms up. I warnt to go to the beach later" Two people are stranded on a desert island. They are surrounded by salty ocean water. They grow weak because there is no fresh water fo drink. I0 Tracy and Lydia are new students in a school. To make themselves seem more inferesting, they speak in French accents and pretend they have just moved here from Paris. The audience knows that many of the students actually are from France and have moved to the area because their parents work for a local business. The other students know that Tracy and Lydia aren't from France.

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