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This week we are looking at the 3 types of "irony" (situational, verbal, dramatic) and why irony is an effective technique / device in writing and literature. You will also be designing and creating your own example of irony via a cartoon strip! This page contains the materials you will need to complete your assignment. I look forward to seeing your cartoons.


Types of Irony: Ted Talks






Oatmeal's 3 Common Uses of Irony



Cartoon Exemplars

Off the Mark: http://www.offthemark.com/
Cartoon Stock: http://www.cartoonstock.com/

Cartoon Makers

Pixton: http://www.pixton.com/ca/
ToonDoo: http://www.toondoo.com/

3-2-1 Summary

3 – Three things I know for sure …

2— Two things that need clarification please …

1— One big idea or point that really stuck with me is / because …

Assignment Handouts





Exemplar: Irony Cartoon

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