Types of Humor

Irony in Act 4

Work Time

There’s irony in act 4. The princes and lords are completely in the dark. They’re also very ready to believe the worst about Hero. However, “lower-class” characters in the play can see the truth.

Consider these facts, and then respond in writing.

  • What does this tell you about these characters?
  • What does this tell you about society in this play?

Open Notebook

Share your thoughts with the class.