An Encounter with Real Irony I used to think that irony was a synonym of sarcastic –in fact, that’s how most of the people define irony- until that day I had my first encounter with a real irony. It took place while my mother was working at an Adoption Agency several years ago. I used to help her now and then. I would file official documents and pictures for her. Sometimes, my mom would take me to the hospital with her when the babies were born. I thought that my mom’s job was the best in the world and the greatest pro-life contribution. As in any other corporation, there was a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and a Board of Directors. The President of the Board was a busy man and owned several businesses around the world. He was traveling...The end:
..... said...[..]... He was quiet. ‘Say something,’ Jean told him. “Bawl me out. (p. 38)” In the end, Irony is nothing more than an absurd. And that’s what life, as well as many aspects of it, is made of. Works Cited Merriam-Webster. Irony. Dictionary and Thesaurus. Online. Retrieved Nov. 14, 2011 from www.merriam-webster.com Ferguson Publishing Company (FBC). Irony. Webster Comprehensive Dictionary. Encyclopedic Edition. Chicago. 2001, Vol. 1. Wolff, Tobias. The Missing person. Back in the world. Vintage Contemporaries. New York. 1996, pp. 223. Wolff, Tobias. Coming attractions. Back in the world. Vintage Contemporaries. New York. 1996, pp. 223. Wolff, Tobias. The Rich Brother. Back in the world. Vintage Contemporaries. New York. 1996, pp. 223.