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The Academic Fairy Tale

Frozen as a metaphor for school and becoming a professor. It shows how metaphors can make us see hidden meanings to everything.

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Ever Wondered About The Difference Between Verbal Irony And Sarcasm?

Attitude and tone are two factors that help a writer or speaker convey meaning, especially in the case of irony and sarcasm.

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irony is the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect. Funny Pictures :h...

Irony; primary definition is “the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning,” verbal irony. Responding “How nice!” to unpleasant news is an example of verbal irony. There is also situational irony, in which actions have an effect that is opposite from what was intended, so that the outcome is contrary to what was expected, and dramatic irony, which occurs when a situation is understood by the audience but not grasped by the characters in the play.

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Irony and Meaning in the Hebrew Bible (Hardcover)

@NashDaKing Is The Real McKhoya cc @TheHitmenMusic #ZimHipHop After dropping the well-received Umshini Wami Nash Da King returns with his follow-up single The Real McKhoya produced by his now frequent producers The Hitmen. The Real McKhoya (a derivate form of "the real McCoy" meaning the genuine article) is a lament about how FAKE most of the industry is and how Nash is the real deal. If the bars don't hit you where it hurts the instrumentation surely will. The irony of this track…