Explain the irony in the tea scene, Chapter 24 of To Kill a Mockingbird In Chap 24, the missionary tea scene has irony at work. Explain 2 items that could be considered situational irony & 1 that is dramatic irony.
- In one case of dramatic irony, in which the reader perceives something that a character in the narrative does not know is Aunt Alexandra's not permitting Calpurnia to make the tea cakes when it is all right for her to cook daily for the Finch family. For, she does not realize how illogical this act is, not to mention hypocritical.
- Of course, Mrs. Merriweather is a character who is completely...
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