16 Movie Scenes to Teach Irony and Other Literary Elements
Here’s a list of what I like to use in my classrooms when teaching irony (and a few other elements) to the students before we apply those same concepts to whatever it is we are reading in class. They know these movies by heart and can concentrate solely on what is ironic and why.
Sometimes I think I'm a really sophisticated, clever person, than I laugh at stuff like this.
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-verbal-irony-christopher-warner At face value, the lines between verbal irony, sarcasm, and compliments can be blurry. After all, the phrase 'That looks nice' could be all three depending on the circumstances. In the final of a three part series on irony, Christopher Warner gets into the irony...
The 15 Most Ironic Facts Ever- So much situational irony! :p Alexander Graham Belle was a horrible man who wanted to abolish American Sign Language and thought he could do the same with deafness all together... also he was not the inventer of the telephone as we have so wrongly been told! In fact he bought the patant and sold the idea as his own (Rant over)