Situational Irony In 'Ransom Of The Red Chief'

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Two kidnappers steal a little boy from a small town to get rich off of the ransom. Soon they realized that the little boy was so aggravating, and irritating that when they tried to return him, they had to pay a ransom to give him back. In the “Ransom of The Red Chief” by O. Henry, situational irony is used throughout the story. Most authors like O. Henry use situational irony to make us have a sudden emotion. In “The Necklace” by Guy De Maupassant situational irony is used to makes the reader feel pity for the characters. Throughout story's many authors use situational irony to affect the reader's emotions. “The Necklace” by Guy De Maupassant uses situational irony to make the reader feel pity for the characters. For instance Madame Loisel

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