The Objectives for this lesson are as follows:
After this lesson, the student will be able to:
After finishing this lesson, you will be able to do the following:
-Explain how irony is often a term that is used incorrectly
-Understand and be able to explain the purpose of irony and its place in literature
-Understand the difference between verbal irony and sarcasm
This download contains a brief class participation activity and discussion questions on most of the slides. I also included links to some TedTalks videos that were beneficial to my class. This powerpoint can be adapted to any piece of literature that you are studying with your class.