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Is it Verbal Irony? (Grade 8)

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Is it Verbal Irony?

1. 
Determine whether the scenario is an example of verbal irony.

A groom breaks up with his bride at the altar. She calls after him, "I didn't love you that much anyway."
  1. Verbal irony
  2. Not verbal irony
2. 
Determine whether the scenario is an example of verbal irony.

A man drops a quarter into a homeless man's cup. The homeless man says, "Thanks for the generous donation."
  1. Verbal irony
  2. Not verbal irony
3. 
Determine whether the scenario is an example of verbal irony.

A poisonous spider jumps on a scientist in the jungle. His partner says, "Don't worry, the spider is smaller than you."
  1. Verbal irony
  2. Not verbal irony
4. 
Determine whether the scenario is an example of verbal irony.

A dog comes in the house covered in mud. The dog's owner says, "Oh no! You're going to ruin my carpet."
  1. Verbal irony
  2. Not verbal irony
5. 
Determine whether the scenario is an example of verbal irony.

A teacher passes out a huge homework assignment on a Friday. A student says, "Awesome! This is exactly how I wanted to spend my weekend."
  1. Verbal irony
  2. Not verbal irony

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