irony. irony: a contrast between expectations and reality
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Irony:A contrast between expectations and reality.Verbal Irony:A contrast between what is said and what is meant.
Understatement: Ay, ay, a scratch, a scratch: marry, tis enough Mercutio / OverstatementBrutus is an honourable man Mark AntonySarcasm 101 Video ClipSheldon Learns Sarcasm
Situational Irony:A contrast between what is expected and what really happens.
Dramatic Irony: Occurs when the reader or audience knows something important that a character in a story or drama does not know.Romeo and JulietOedipus RexTalk Shows