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MODULE 2; ACTIVITY 1 Irony Chart Type of Irony Irony Meaning of the quoted lines Verbal Irony Scene 1 Line 112“You are all ignorant. No; I will never tell you what I know. Now it is my misery; then it would be yours.” Says Teiresias to Oedipus Oedipus misunderstands Teiresias and what Teiresias meant is that the knowledge that he knows would bear grief to Oedipus because he would reveal that Oedipus is the killer of King Laios. Oedipus would interpret that the knowledge Teiresias knows would bring doom to the city but, the doom Teiresias was talking about that would come is the one that would bring doom to Oedipus. Verbal Irony Scene 1 Line 115 “You would betray us all and wreck the state?” Oedipus to Teiresias Oedipus accuses Teiresias of wanting to wreak havoc in the city and betray the people of Thebes, yet he does not know that he is the one that will be betraying the city of Thebes and its people.

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