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Examples Of Dramatic Irony In The Open Window

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In the story The Open Window by Saki (H. H. Munro) there are multiple instances of irony. This irony provides for a very comical and hilarious satire. In numerous occasions, the reader will encounter situational, verbal, and even dramatic irony. Dramatic irony is an instance of irony in which the reader knows what is going to happen; however, the character in the story does not. Situational irony is an instance of irony in which the character in the story does something to expect a certain outcome; but, the exact opposite happens. Lastly, verbal irony is an instance of irony in which the character in the story says something, but means something other than its literal meaning. Starting from the beginning of the list, dramatic irony is very
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