What are some irony in Shrek?

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  1. English

    1. In "Crossroads: A Sad Vaudeville," What happens when the woman lifts her veil to reveal her aging appearance to the man? What does this event reveal about each of the characters? 2. Identify and explain an example of dramatic irony from the play

  2. English

    In "The Censors," Juan takes on the job of a government censor in a plan to approve his own love letter to Mariana. Instead he is executed after censoring his own message. What type of irony, if any, does this demonstrate? Verbal Institutional dramatic no

  3. Language Arts

    Which of the following situations in "The Censors" represents an example of situational irony? A) Juan ends up being executed after censoring his own love letter to Mariana. B) Juan decides to report a colleague for trying to organize against the

  4. English

    1. After the rioters in "The Pardoner's Tale" abandon their search for Death, they murder one another. This is an example of: A. dramatic irony B. situational irony C. verbal irony D. poetic irony I said B. 2. "Please don't be offended at my views; They're

  5. english

    Holly's dad restores her desire to learn how to play guitar, even though he does not know anything about playing guitar. What type of irony, if any, does this demonstrate? A. verbal irony B. situational irony C. dramatic irony D. no irony***

  6. English

    Please help me. I only want to know if I've answered these correctly. Thank you. 1. After the rioters in "The Pardoner's Tale" abandon their search for Death, they murder one another. This is an example of: A. dramatic irony B. situational irony C. verbal

  7. English

    List three examples of dramatic or situational irony in Animal Farm, then state what is really meant in the passage or what actually happens in the plot. Dramatic irony: 1. Some characters in the book Believe Boxer was taken to the hospital, and died there

  8. English

    What is the irony in "Happy Event" by Nadine Gordimer?

  9. English

    PLEASE HELP!!! Please check my answers!! I'm not sure about a few of them, but i marked the answers that I think are correct. 1. In Act IV of Romeo and Juliet, what is Friar Lawrence’s advice to Juliet concerning her parents’ wishes that she marry

  10. english

    15. In Langston Hughes’s short story “Why, You Reckon?” what motivates the narrator to get involved in a scheme to rob a white person? (1 point) greed—he wants to earn more money in order to buy nicer things hunger—he needs the money to buy more

  11. Language Arts

    In Chapter 40, of Walk of Two Moons, Sal receives the gift of a chicken from Ben. The Chicken's name is Blackberry. Explain the irony in Ben's gift and the name he gives it. Now i know that Blackberries remind Sal of her mother. Because she is sweet and I

  12. Science

    Which statement is the best description of irony?

  13. English

    In the story Learning Guitar. Holly's dad restores her desire to learn how to play guitar, even though he does not know anything about playing guitar. What type of irony, if any, does this demonstrate a. verbal irony b. situational irony c. dramatic irony

  14. Vocab

    I’m excited about my vacation. The beach has been calling my name. A. Personification B. Irony C. Hyperbole D. Onomatopoeia A??

  15. Vocabulary

    My dad always says, “Time is money”. A. Metaphor B. Irony C. Idiom D. Pun C is wrong and a bit sure its A.Is that correct?

  16. English

    When Jonathan Swift says that his proposal is "solid and real, of no expense and little trouble" he is using A. Paradox B. Imagery C. parallelism D. verbal irony I Chose D. Verbal Irony. Am I Correct?

  17. English (Check Answers)

    8. Why does Gwendolen always travel with her diary? She believes people should always have something sensational to read on the train. She is hoping to write a three-volume novel based on her life. She wants to be ready if she has to prove an event took

  18. Vocabulary

    My sister thinks she is psychic. She says she has ESPN. A. Irony B. Onomatopoeia C. Pun D. Malapropism D?

  19. Literature/English Questions

    Read each of the following passages of descriptions of events from the play. Identify which type of irony is used in each passage or description. Then briefly explain the contrast of contradiction that occurs in each passage. 1. TRAVELER: So, what do you

  20. english

    The prompt states "Note the irony in Nadine Gordimer's Once Upon a Time. Argue to what affect and how successfully irony is used and what it accomplishes." I know that the irony lies in the fact that Gordimer starts the fairy tale by stating that she hates

  21. English

    In King Arthur's Knights, what type of irony is illustrated when Elaine explains that she cannot or will not continue on, since she has lost love? A.situational B.suspense C.dramatic D.verbal Is the answer Situational Irony?

  22. English

    Hi I'm currently studying the Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (novel by Muriel Sparks) in a drama class. We're studying dramatic irony at the moment. In what ways is the reader more aware of what is happening than the characters are in the novel (i.e dramatic

  23. English

    Well in english we have to write an essay which deals with dramatic irony between two stories. The stories are One thousand dollars and by the waters of babylon. WEll my teacher said to make it a compare and contrast essay and im not sure how to find the

  24. English

    Can anyone tell me where I can find an example of verbal irony in 'Don Quixote' chapter 8. I've reread the passage several times and just can not pinpoint it. The closest example I can find to irony in that passage is "with it I propose to do such

  25. english

    creon declares that anarchists are behind the burial of Polyneices. What dramatic irony lies in the declaration? a. the audience knows that it is the Sentry who buried him b. the audience knows that it is a priest who buried him c. the audience knows that

  26. LA

    #1: The Straw, a play by Eugene O'Neill, is set in a factory town in Connecticut around the year 1910. At the opening of the play, Bill Carmody is waiting for Doctor nor to finish examining Carmody's daughter Eileen. Carmody, a widower, called the doctor

  27. English

    What are some irony in Shrek?

  28. english

    How is this irony? : Donkey: Are we there yet? Shrek: No Donkey: Are we there yet? Fiona: Not yet Donkey: Ok, Are we there yet? Fiona: No. Donkey: Are we there yet? Shrek: NO Donkey: Are we there yet? Shrek: YES Donkey: Really? Shrek: NO!

  29. English

    Anne Bradstreet's "The Author to Her Book" I have to explain the irony in the poem. I thought irony would be like a firehouse burning to the ground. I don't see any irony in the poem what am I missing?

  30. English

    1. This is Shrek, who is the main character in the movie, Shrek 3. 2. This is Shrek, who is fun, strong and tall so that many children likes him. 3. This old lady in Mother Teresa, who devoted herself to helping poor people in India. 4. This old lady is

  31. English

    this question is for the short story lamb to the slaughter there are many dramatic irony in the text such as ??? what does dramatic irony mean?? can you please give me one example thanyou

  32. british literature

    Dramatic irony occurs when a reader or an audience notices something that a character in the story or play does not know.what would the dramatic irony be in Twelfth Night,at least two examples for my essay.

  33. english-kite runner book

    1. The relationship between amir and hassan is, in some ways, intended to highliht the contrast between the shiite sunni sects. Describe four elements of social contrast between these two groups. 2.hosseini used irony in comparing life in california to

  34. ELA

    I am suck and VERY confused about this question... please help! If you're not gonna tell me the full answer, at least give me a hint OR explain a little. Thanks! Reread the introduction to the play. The Straw, a play by Eugene O'Neill, is set in a factory

  35. Social Studies 9

    HELP!!!! How did voltaire use irony to insult rousseau. i really need to know !!.

  36. english essay

    i need help with figuring out the satirization of Huck Finn. such as with the word choice/ dialect he uses and the irony in the book.

  37. Literature/English

    Please, I am struggling with these. Can someone help me by answering them? Or at least assisting me to? Thank you in advance to anyone who are able to. Read each of the following passages of descriptions of events from the play. Identify which type of

  38. english

    whats the crossing the threshold for shrek the mivie?

  39. english

    Is this examples of Irony and Juxtaposition? In that three foot pile now-irony one earthquake in Alaska, seventeen American soldiers- juxtaposition

  40. English

    Please someone explain these to me!!! I've put in the answers that i think are right but i don't understand these very well. 1. Identify the type of irony found i Act IV, scene 1, of romeo and juliet, when paris meets juliet at friar lawrence's cell and

  41. English

    Question: Much of the writing in Animal Farm uses verbal irony or situational irony to make a point. List three examples of verbal or situational irony and then state what is really meant in the passage or what actually happens in the plot. Answer: Animal

  42. literature

    My question is in the story "young goodman brown", by Nathaniel Hawthorne. can someone give me an example of a literary device and how the author used it. I have to come up with at least nine of them but I can't start because i am not understanding. I

  43. English

    What is the difference between paradox and irony?

  44. reading

    1. list three example of verbal irony and explain how each contribute to the suspense and sinister tone of the narrative *Verbal Irony - Fortanato toasts "to the buried that repose around us" *, “My dear Fortunato, you are luckily met.” However, he

  45. english

    Recognition of incongruity (difference) between what is seen and what is accepted. ~inference or irony

  46. English

    Is there any irony in the short story The Whirligig Of Life? If so, what are some examples?

  47. rela

    the interloper by saki creates an effect of surprise, how? can one of them be situational irony? what other ones?

  48. English

    I need help figuring out some irony in the short story "Little Benjamin" by Laura E. Richards. I don't quite understand it. Please help?

  49. Vocabulary

    My teacher talked for an hour about the uselessness of long speeches. A. Idiom B. Simile C. Irony D. Metaphor D?

  50. Psychology/Communication

    In the movie Shrek how does Shrek evolve during the movie in regards to his self concept and how he communicates with others?

  51. Psychology

    In the movie Shrek how does Shrek evolve during the movie in regards to his self concept and how he communicates with others?

  52. Psychology

    In the movie Shrek how does Shrek evolve during the movie in regards to his self concept and how he communicates with others?

  53. Psychology

    In the movie Shrek how does Shrek evolve during the movie in regards to his self concept and how he communicates with others?

  54. English

    What role, according to Dessner, does irony play in the story A&P by John Updikes? What levels of irony are at work in the story? For example, what does he identify as " charming irony" as compare to " deeper irony"? Explain

  55. English

    1. The movie Minsu wants to see is Shrek. 2. The movie Minsu wants to watch is Shrek. (Which verb do we have to use? Are both OK? which one is commonly used?)

  56. English

    Is this line from A Contemplation Upon Flowers by Henry King: "How often have I seen you at a bier and there look fresh and spruce" A. Situational Irony B. Dramatic Irony C. Verbal Irony I believe the answer is A. Am I correct?

  57. English

    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. =) Can Someone please explain to me the meening and diffence of

  58. English

    I read what it says on irony, but I still don't get it. Is "But in the days before we left, when there was so much confusion and mayhem, worse than a hog killing." irony? I don't see the irony in just that sentence -- just very descriptive comparison.

  59. english literatue

    the title of the story"Roman Fever' is an example of a. symbol b.an allegory c.verbal irony d.situational irony

  60. English (Writeacher or Ms. Sue)

    Please, I am struggling with these. Can someone help me by answering them? Or at least assisting me to? Thank you in advance to anyone who are able to. Read each of the following passages of descriptions of events from the play. Identify which type of

  61. Literature/ English--Please, help me!

    Please, I am struggling with these. Can someone help me by answering them? Or at least assisting me to? Thank you in advance to anyone who are able to. Read each of the following passages of descriptions of events from the play. Identify which type of

  62. English

    1. Which genre Shrek is? 2. Which genre is Shrek? (Which one is correct?) 3. That is a girls' middle school. 4. That is girls' middle school. (Which one is correct?) 5. Introduce your favorite book, and write what's the story about. 6. Introduce your

  63. English Grade 11

    What is the literary term for an event that is different from what the readers or the characters will expect to happen? A. situational irony B. ambiguity C. verbal irony D. contradiction Working on my workbook pages for this week and I don't understand

  64. English

    Satire uses __to deal with serious situation? Answers are Humor,irony Logic,reason Facts,opinions Persuasion,argument Thanks I think it is Humor,Irony

  65. Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado"

    i had some difficulty understanding what was going on in this story, but what could be an example of both dramatic irony in the story and irony of situation? i really tried to think about it, but I really have trouble with Poe's way of writing...thank you!

  66. Literature

    Need help with this: 'Much of the writing in Animal Farm uses dramatic or situational irony to make a point. List 3 examples of dramatic or situational irony and then state whata is really meant in the passage or what actually happens in the plot.' Please

  67. literature

    I have to write a term paper using examples from the text oedipus and discuss and analyze the literart devices of symbolism and irony in the play. I must discuss how these devices help develop on the motifs sophocles utilized in his work. I have started to

  68. English

    I have to write a 1 paragraph summary on how Alfred the Great defines, and explains irony, and how is Alfred the Great an example of irony

  69. reading

    i did all of them except these i need help all the questions look like they repeat themselves i don't know if i'm doing them correct 1.how does shakespeare use situationaL irony in act 1 to introduce or develop the impulsive thinking theme 2.what is verbal

  70. world literature

    Can someone tell me some websites I can use to define the following literary terms 1. literary journal 2.literary canon 3. reader-response criticism 4. anapest 5. tone 6. plot 7. characterization 8. setting 9. point of view 10. irony 11. theme 12.

  71. reading

    what is foil? how does shakespeare use character foils to introduce or develop the theme of revenge? what is situational irony? how does shakespeare use situation irony in act 1 to introduce or develop the forbidden love theme

  72. English

    I had to choose exaggeration and irony examples from The of the Lock I wanted someone to check to make sure I am right ! Are these quotes exaggeration? " Then flashed the living lightning from her eyes." "And swells her breast with conquests yet to come,

  73. Art Help Please?

    What is the best definition of the term satire? using humor and wit to reveal the strengths of someone or something using sarcasm, ridicule, or irony to expose the faults of someone or using sarcasm, ridicule, or irony to expose the faults of someone or

  74. English: Orwell 1984

    Is this a right explanation to this quote and what else can be added in terms of explaining this quote when referring to IRONY? Thanks for any help! •Irony used upon Winston during his torture in the Ministry of Love (pg. 199) ◦“Their real weapon was

  75. Language Arts

    The Straw, a play by Eugene O'Neill, is set in a factory town in Connecticut around the year 1910. At the opening of the play, Bill Carmody is waiting for Doctor nor to finish examining Carmody's daughter Eileen. Carmody, a widower, called the doctor in

  76. Literature

    Can someone tell me if my statement below is correct? I have to write a paper on The Lottery comparing and constrasting the theme and style. I am not sure if my themes and styles are correct or if I have them mixed up. I have trouble with picking out the

  77. English

    1. How do you pronounce "Shrek", the movie title? 2. Then come to Peter's on Saturday, 12 o'clock. 3. Then come to Peter's at 12 o'clock on Saturday. (Is Sentence 2 grammatical? What about Sentence 3?)

  78. English

    why do we use irony frequently?

  79. e

    what is dramatic irony?

  80. Honors history

    What is the irony of the French Revolution?

  81. Penn Foster

    Dramatic irony means that

  82. eng 122

    Irony should be used in academic writing. (Points : 1)

  83. English

    Why is "She hates me and I love it" a verbal irony?

  84. English

    What is the relationship between verbal irony and sarcasm?

  85. English

    how does hawthorne use irony to criticize puritan society

  86. language arts

    How does verbal irony play a role in family.

  87. english 11

    example of situation irony in act iii of the crucible

  88. English

    What are too examples of irony in the short story "Happy Event"?

  89. reading romeo and juliet

    theme: revenge method: verbal irony only 3 examples

  90. English

    how is irony used to make a social commentary about Victorian culture?

  91. English

    How does Shakespeare use dramatic irony to engage his audience in Romeo and Juliet?

  92. English 10

    Sensory language is also known as __________. syntax broadsides imagery irony

  93. English

    in which of the following resides the irony in the short stories the gift of the magi and the necklace

  94. English

    What are some examples of irony that compares and contrasts The Story of an Hour and The Whirligig of life?

  95. English

    Creon declares that anarchists are behind the burial of Polyneices. What dramatic irony lies in the declaration?

  96. English

    Are there any deeper ideas in Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne? i.e. irony, symbolism, or anything like that

  97. english

    An exaggeration used to emphasize a point. Question 9 options: Malapropism Irony Imagery Hyperbole

  98. english

    Anne Bradstreet's "The Author to Her Book" I realize she is writing about her poems and not a child but where is the irony in that?

  99. English

    in the necklace the struggle for something that proves to be useless is an example of . a -metaphor b-flashback c-irony**** d-point of view

  100. English A

    Almost every sentence in this essay is ironic. Comment on Brady's tone and clever use of irony to reveal her point.

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