Thursday, October 4, 2012

Oedipus and Dramatic Irony

Agenda:

  • Bell Work--Argument & Superfluous
  • Irony Review
  • Irony Detectives Worksheet
    • Dramatic Irony (You have some knowledge that another character does not/the ending is not a complete surprise for your/but you may feel some sense of suspense as you wait and wonder how something will turn out the way that you know it will)
    • Situational Irony (You are along for the ride with the rest of the characters...the ending is the opposite of what you expect it to be)
  • Reading Scene 1 and Ode 
Homework:
  • Finish the reading
  • Find three examples of dramatic irony.  Explain their significance.  

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