Interpreting What You Read | Part 3
Previously, you already learned about figurative language. Irony is a common
type of trope used in writing. When you read, interpreting when and why the writer
uses irony is important for you to understand the intended message fully.
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Detecting and Interpreting Irony
There are three types of irony: Situational, verbal, and dramatic. Although these
are very commonly used in writing, readers often do not detect them or fail to
interpret them well. In this section you will learn about irony and why it is
important to detect the author's use of irony in passages and literary texts.
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