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.
Approved by eNotes Editorial Team
We’ll help your grades soar
Start your 48-hour free trial and unlock all the summaries, Q&A, and analyses you need to get better grades now.