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1. Define irony (noun).
2. Describe the irony of Ramirez’s cartoon.


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Reprinted here with permission from Creators News Service.


1. Irony takes place when the opposite of what you expect to happen occurs.

2. Usually a “customer” robs a bank (teller). In this cartoon, the bankĀ is robbing the customer.