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irony
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The Da Vinci Code
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  • Ironically, it had been another key—a far more normal one—that had revealed his true nature to her.
  • Face down on the parquet floor with his arms and legs spread wide, Langdon found little humor in the irony of his position.

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  • Collet found it ironic that one of Fache’s rare popular public stances in recent years had been his outspoken reaction to the Catholic pedophilia scandal.
  • The fundamental irony of Christianity!
  • Ironically, Langdon had made this same point in a class lecture earlier this semester.
  • It seemed a cruel irony that Teabing—a modern British knight—was a hostage in the search for his own countryman, Sir Isaac Newton.

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as in: situational irony Define
when what happens is very different than what might be expected; or when things seem incongruous together -- especially when amusing or an entertaining coincidence
as in: verbal irony Define
saying or writing one thing, while meaning the opposite or something else -- usually as humor or sarcasm
as in: dramatic irony Define
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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