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Multiple Meanings
irony — as in:  situational irony

She didn’t see the irony in acting like the mother she detested.
when what happens is very different than what might be expected; or when things seem incongruous together — especially when amusing or an entertaining coincidence
irony — as in:  verbal irony

She was being ironic when she said she couldn’t wait to see you again.
saying or writing one thing, while meaning the opposite or something else — usually as humor or sarcasm
dramatic irony — as in:  dramatic irony

The scene is filled with dramatic irony since the audience, unlike Romeo, knows that Juliet is not really dead.
when the meaning of a situation is understood by the reader or audience but not by the characters in the story (such as in the play, Romeo and Juliet)
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