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What did you find to be ironic in this book?

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francie | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 18, 2007 at 9:02 AM via web

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What did you find to be ironic in this book?

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alexb2 | eNotes Employee

Posted February 19, 2007 at 3:44 AM (Answer #1)

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One good example of irony can be found in the character of the magistrate Fat-choy. Blinded by greed, he spends his entire time lusting after gold. Ironically, he ends up as a beggar. He does learn from his experiences, but in an ironic way.

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