December 8, 2009

Irony


I still don't entirely understand what irony is. Leah's been patiently trying to explain it me. I just don't get it. All I know is that it's nothing like the Alanis Morissette song, and that the dictionary and wikipedia are not being very helpful.

7 comments:

Dave M said...

Is it okay if this is my desktop background?

Matthew A. Wilkinson said...

No. It is not okay.

Boyda said...

I'm going to purposely ignore your question.

Boyda said...

WAIT - as in Matthew's question, not Dave's! Jeez Boyda, context.

Jon Coutts said...

Dave mcg. very funny.

So . . . no comments on the Obama speech eh?

Colin Toffelmire said...

Try the Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, I think you'll find more help there than on Wiki.

Matthew A. Wilkinson said...

Colin:
Thank you very much.