Verbal Irony - Cask of Amontillado

Verbal Irony - Cask of Amontillado

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Verbal Irony in Edgar Allen Poe's "Cask of Amontillado" | 3 Types of Irony in Literature | Irony Definition | Irony Examples

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  • VERBAL IRONY
  • DEFINITION
  • Yes I am Fine! A cough won't kill me!
  • Just a bit further in the catacombs! You will love the wine! Are you sure you want to continue, your cough is bad?
  • EXAMPLE
  • ..You were right my friend, a cough won't kill you!
  • When a person says or writes one thing and means another, or uses words to mean the opposite of the literal meaning.
  • This is verbal irony since Montresor was planning on killing him, he knew his cough would not.
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