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Ironic Questions: Literary

Is It Ironic That...?

1 Fortunato dies in a tomb, since that is the place where dead people go?...

2 A rhetorical question is answered?

3 a man marries a woman, kills her father, beats on her, despises her, but still is married to her even though he wishes she was dead?...

4 little Red Riding Hood didn't know she was going through the wrong place and we knew it...

5 while reading a book you know where the villain is hiding, but the characters in the it don't?...

6 a guy with a gun was right behind the character before he knew?

7 is it ironic that when i gave you one second you did it in that time literally?...

8 all together is written separate and separate is written all together.

9 ...Abner Snopes in "Barn Burning" says about his enemies that "they knew he had them beat," when in reality he had lost a court case against them just a couple hours before?...

10 The Big Bad Wolf got Swine Flu from eating the Three Little Pigs?

11 is it ironic that Rory in "finally," by Wendy Mass got to do all the things on her list but for all of them, something bad happened? (ex: wanted to get her ears pierced, but had an allergic reaction to gold)...

12 Is it ironic that "the tramp himself committed the same error by stealing the crofter's money after comparing the world with a rattrap where a man's greed often lands him in trouble?"...

13 In the novel "Parable of the Sower" the only way in which Lauren's community "Earthseed" could form was through the destruction of her home "community"....

14 What is ironical about the term son of the soil

15 In the book/movie series Harry Potter, there are things known as spells or incantations. One of them is a spell called "Expecto Patronum". The spell is very hard to perform and master but in its name it says "Expect". So you're not really expecting the spell to work. Ironic?...

16 if a school is force to removed past tenses from thier lessons?

17 in a post by the onion, a school is force to removed past tenses from thier lessons?...

18 You spent your life studying irony and you die of anemia, thus making you quite un-irony....

19 After a hurricane comes a rainbow

20 Would it be ironic if we were all made out of iron? (Any you get the reference?)...

21 How good it would be to die right here!

22 The word non-hyphenated has a hyphen?

23 there is a chinese guy in Thor and it is Norse mythology

24 the saddest guys can be happy drunks?

25 I find you to be an eloquent writer with a certain ironic truth. Is that ironic, not sure?...