The Definition of Irony

As one who hopes to teach literature at some point in my future, I am always on the lookout for examples of irony–a notoriously difficult concept to teach. Well, the good folks over at Fox news have done the high school English teachers of the world a favor and provided us the following gem:

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart M – Th 11p / 10c
Moment of Zen – Ignoramus
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What are some of your favorite examples of irony? Do please share.


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