Course 8—Lecture

LitCourse 8
How to Read: Irony
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Irony—pop culture and beyond

The Outcast is another familiar ironic type:

A debased hero, despised by society, proves worthier than those who condemn her, thus revealing others' hypocrisy or bigotry. (Similar to the Underdog.)
The Good Samaritan
Cinderella
The Scarlett Letter
Huckleberry Finn
The Help
Gladiator

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