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ERIC Number: EJ583466
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-8655
The Ironies of Students' Recognition of Irony.
Milner, Joseph O.; Lynch, Elisabeth Bacon; Carter, Frederick S.; Coggins, Judy; Cole, Karen; Hodson, Elise Walker; Milner, Lucy
Clearing House, v72 n5 p308-14 May-Jun 1999
Finds (1) a steady progression (from grade 5 through grade 11) in students' ability to recognize irony; (2) the irony in a poem was more difficult to recognize than in a joke or in a story; and (3) less-able students recognized irony better than did academically able students. Offers pedagogical suggestions. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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