Francisco Umbral

The Edipo rey de Sofocles gives an example of accurate irony and in its entirety. The irony comes to expression in an inappropriate behavior. A text in a scene with violent threats, for example, perceive camaraderie by the victim as they increase ironically to become conspicuously inappropriate. When it is not recognized, the irony can lead to misunderstanding. Even if an irony is understood as such, often less clearly expresses what the speaker or writer is to say that if said directly. Another famous case of tragic irony occurs in the works of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet when Romeo finds Juliet drugged as if it were dead, he assumes it is him and commits suicide.

To see her dead lover lying beside her, Juliet is kills with a dagger. Francisco Umbral for its part, argues that irony is the tenderness of the intelligence. Designates the already exposed intentionally people or things with names that mean the opposite of what are, or with expression that means the opposite of what you want or intended to say. EJ. Go Angel! When used in bitter or cruel way it is called sarcasm. In short, consider what Constantino Bertolo, contributes to the respect of the theme, that irony is way of saying what they cannot say.

He says what is not said. She says nothing of what he says. And this paradoxical character of irony makes an especially attractive figure for these times in which the right to say suspect has become. That say and not to say allows you to be in two places and in none, Hunt two birds with one stone, light and shadow in the same mirror, mouth and echo, ring bells and be at mass at the same time, contemplated with satisfaction your own burial. To be clear: her attraction is that it is a luxury and as such is of prestige who uses it. Intellectual luxury: fineness of spirit, wisdom sceptical, tolerant understanding, humble cynicism, modest pride. Original author and source of the article.