Irony In The Cask Of Amontillado Analysis

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Professor’s Name: Student’s Name: Course: Date of submission: Irony Authors use irony in their stories to help maintain the attention of the readers. Irony happens when the readers of the novel predict that the character or the plot in the account has an attitude or intention oppose to that which is really stated. Coraghessan Boyle through his account Carnal Knowledge uses irony to help gives the account a rather humorous tone. The way through which the narrator of the story reacts to the ironic instances assists the readers in understanding him and the meaning of the entire account. Contrastingly the use of irony in Edgar Poe Cask of Amontillado is rather tragic. The paper shall show how irony has been used in both of the accounts. The use through which irony has been used in Carnal Knowledge portrays the way a man attempts to gain materialist thing in life and love and the way through which these events contributes to undesirable results and his misfortunes. In most cases, true relations do not prosper in the event they are founded on fake attitude and lies. Through the entire account Jim tries to use lies to help win the love and affection of Alena. The dance amid hunger and lust has flowed in the entire story. The character of Jim is surrounded by irony while attempting to find the means of satisfying his lust and Hunger. Another use of irony which is rather a more humorous one and foreshadows the actions of the narrator with the account; it starts with the desire
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