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Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on August 19, 2011

Question(s)

Irony is defined as: when the opposite of what you expect to happen occurs. Explain the irony in this cartoon.

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Answer(s)

The irony is that Zoe (the student) is very enthusiastic about doing a good job on her assignment to write about a current event, but she doesn’t know what a current event is.