What is Verbal Irony?

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Attitude and tone of voice are everything when it comes to verbal irony. In addition to modeling and defining verbal irony, the narrator of this short video also explains the difference between verbal irony and sarcasm, that bit of nastiness when the speaker takes the word play one step beyond saying the opposite of what is meant, and is pointed and mean. Although the video can easily stand alone, it would be work best when shown with the other two in the series.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • The third video in a three-part series on irony
  • Four multiple-choice questions and one open-answer question included in the Think quiz 
  • Immediate feedback available on quiz questions by tapping the Check My Answer button
  • The Dig Deeper button provides links to resources for additional study
Cons

  • None