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MODULE 2; ACTIVITY 1 Irony Chart Irony is a difference between appearance and reality. Dramatic irony occurs when something is known to the reader or audience but not to the characters. Throughout the play, examples of dramatic irony occur because the audience knows Iago’s true intentions while the characters do not. As you read, use the irony chart below to track examples of dramatic irony. Identify a quote from the play that is ironic and explain the irony. Oedipus Rex is a tragic play of irony. QUESTION: Quote these three type of irony in the Prologue. Parados and Scene 1. Indicate where you have taken the itonies and who said it. ( example. …………. Priest,Parados). Two for each kind of irony. a. Verbal Irony b. Situational Irony c. Dramatic Irony Fill out each grid in the table. 2 examples for each type of irony. If the chart is not enough for your answers then add the grid. Type of Irony Irony Meaning of the quoted lines Verbal Irony Oedipus says: “Upon whom? Where are they? Where shall we find a clue” In the Prologue line 112 he could really get the answers since he is the murderer. These non-serious inquiries are fundamentally for the audience's enjoyment at seeing Oedipus unconsciously talk about his destiny and tragically, we feel sorry for him for his obliviousness and arrogance. Oedipus says:

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