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Assignment Part A The three types of irony are dramatic, situational, and verbal. Read each of the following scenarios with your group, identify the type of irony used, and explain briefly how each scenario is ironic. 1. Have your ever seen a horror movie that has a killer on the loose? You, and the rest of the audience, know that the teenagers should not go walking tin the woods late at night, but they think a midnight stroll would be romantic. Needless to say, the teens become the next victims
2. You stay up all night studying for a test. When you go to class, you discover the test is not until the next day.
3. John breaks a date with his girlfriend so he can go to the ballgame with the guys. When he goes to the concession stand, he sees his girlfriend, who is with another guy.
4. Jill’s boyfriend shows up at her house with ripped jeans and a stained t-shirt. With a smirk, Jill says, “Oh, I see you dressed up for our date. We must be going to an expensive restaurant.”
5. When watching a talk show, the audience knows why a person has been brought on the show. However, the person sitting in the chair does not know that he is going to be united with a former lover.
6. You are arguing with your mother, who reprimands you for being “smart.” You reply by saying, “if you think I am smart than why can’t I make my own decisions?!” Assignment Part B Create an original example scenario for each type of irony (three in total). Be creative! You can use the back of this paper or attach a sheet of notebook paper.