Irony (Lamb to the Slaughter)

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Irony (Lamb to the Slaughter) by Mind Map: Irony (Lamb to the Slaughter)

1. Readers already know that what the officers are eating is the evidence but the characters in the story don't know. Dramatic Irony

2. "I don't much like cooking it frozen, Sam, but I'm taking a chance on it this time. You think it'ss be all right?" "Personally. I don't believe it makes any difference. You want these Idaho potatoes?" Pg. 382-383

3. "She wants us to finish it. She said so. l'd be doing her a favor. p.386 Example 1 put after thesis

4. Example 2: "This is going to be a bit of a shock to you, I'm afraid." p. 381

4.1. Makes the readers wonder what he's going to tell her. Let's the reader be kind of afraid and ask, "Is it something bad?"

4.1.1. situation irony

5. Thesis

5.1. Irony makes the story interesting and makes the readers interact with the story. irony creates tone, foreshawdows, humor/ sarcasm, and mood

6. Example 3 "Probably right under our very noses." p.386

7. Irony makes the story intreging and adds forshadowing to the story. forshadowing makes the reader interact with the story by guessing what willl happen next based on clues. the readers question the events and wonder what the characters mean by what they said. also the readers know what will happen the characters due to the dramactic irony. the readers enjoy the story.

8. the readers know that the lamb leg is the evidence and that she is getting ride of the evidence by letting the officers eat the evidence. dramatic irony.

9. the readers know that the evidence is being eaten by the officers, the the readers know about the evidence and what will happen to the main character Mary, dramatic irony.