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for questions about irony and ironic statements.

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I have heard about this before. It was referenced as irony of opposition. Take a glance at Ironies and Paradoxes by Hugh Brenin of Queen's University. I cannot do it justice in this response … literary value. The association of irony with paradox, and of both with literature, is often ascribed to the New Criticism, and more specifically to Cleanth Brooks. Brooks, however, used the two terms in …
answered Jul 30 '15 by htm11h