MODULE 2; ACTIVITY 1
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.
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.
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
Meaning of the quoted lines