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Unformatted text preview: says the opposite of what is really meant. Sarcasm is probably the best example of verbal irony. Cosmic Irony is defined as the idea that fate or a god controls and toys with human hopes and expectations. In Open Boat and The Gift of the Magi the respected authors do an exceptional job of using irony as a central theme in their works....
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2010 for the course ENG 114 taught by Professor Tabor during the Spring '10 term at Moravian.
- Spring '10