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Irony and Sarcasm The MIT Press Essential Knowledge seriesC to modern literary criticism to emojis Kreuz describes eight different ways that irony has been used through the centuries proceeding from Socratic to dramatic to cosmic irony He explains that verbal ironyirony as it is traditionally understoodrefers to statements that mean something different freuently the opposite of what is literally intended and defines sarcasm as a type of verbal irony Kreuz outlines the prereuisites for irony and sarcasm o

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A biography of two troublesome wordsIsnt it ironic? Or is it? Never mind Im just being sarcastic or am I? Irony and sarcasm are two of the most misused misapplied and misunderstood words in our conversational lexicon In this volume in the MIT Press Essential Knowledge series psycholinguist Roger Kreuz offers an enlightening and concise overview of the life and times of these two terms mapping their evolution from Greek philosophy and Roman rhetori

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Irony and Sarcasm Reader ¸ The MIT Press Essential Knowledge series Download ´ ❄ [KINDLE] ✽ Irony and Sarcasm (The MIT Press Essential Knowledge series) By Join or create book clubs ➝ – Danpashley.co.uk A biography of two troublesome wordsIsnt it ironic? Or is it? Never mind INe of which is a shared frame of reference; clarifies what irony is not coincidence paradox satire and what it can be among other things a socially acceptable way to express hostility; recounts ways that people can signal their ironic intentions; and considers the difficulties of online irony Finally he wonders if because irony refers to so many different phenomena people may gradually stop using the word with sarcasm taking over its verbal duties