A Pair of Silk Stockings by Kate Chopin

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What are the best irony quotes used in "A Pair of Silk Stockings" ?

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Irony, the discrepancy between appearances and reality, is present throughout "A Pair of Silk Stockings" by Kate Chopin.  Initially when Mrs. Sommers receives the windfall of some money, she plans the "judicious use of the money."  However, ironically, it is not for the children that she spends her money, nor is her choice frugal, although this is what she ponders:

The question of investment was one that occupied her greatly....But it was during the still hours of the night when she lay awake resolving plans in her mind that she seemed to see her way clearly toward a proper...

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