Oh the Irony! (and a cliché post title)

Working on my novel tonight, I’ve begun to appreciate the literary technique of “irony” and the clever / covert ways in which it may be implemented.

One of my favorite uses lately has been that of naming irony. Whether the meaning of the name refers to a particular characteristic (as well as setting) of the target person, or is used when referencing an important event in the novel which affects surrounding characters, etc.

This well-loved device may be easily overused, however, if not situated correctly at proper intervals and pivotal moments where it is best suited.


Posted on 06/19/2012, in Art & Recreation, Post-A-Day {2011}, Post-A-Day {2012} and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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