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What literary device pertains to this sentence?
1. The smashed hulk of metal, twisted and shaped into awkward, unlikely angles, lay on its side; one rear wheel spun slowly. Ruefully, the man said to his companion, "i'll bet i finally got rid of that squeak in the dashboard."

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    irony

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    A method of humorous or subtly sarcastic expression which is used to explain the direct opposite of what a word means or what actually happens in a story.

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