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Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Figurative Language
Level: Grade 8
Standards: CCRA.L.5, L.8.5, L.8.5a
Score: 7
Tags: Irony, ELA-LITERACY.L.8.5.A
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Grade 8 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.L.5, L.8.5, L.8.5a

Identify the type of irony used in the passage.

In real life, an ambulance comes to a woman's house to take her to the hospital, hopefully to save her life. On the way to the hospital the ambulance is hit by a semi truck and everyone on board the ambulance is killed.
  1. situational irony
  2. verbal irony
  3. dramatic irony
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