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October 23, 2014

Homework Help: English

Posted by Writeacher on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 at 11:18pm.

http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/lausd/resources/Literary.Terms.2.html#Irony

http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/irony.html

Two really good explanations of the term "irony" -- with examples.

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Can Someone please explain to me the meening and diffence of irony and coincidence

Its very confusing to me

Not much difference. Still there is some.
A coincidence is more reserved for an unexpected set of two events. Such as it was a coincidence that I arrived at the intersection just as the dog ran out in front of me.
Irony is more like a lesson or hidden meaning in 2 events. Like it was ironic how me being a principal and my son is in detention half of the time.

You might try:
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/irony
and
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/coincidence

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