Irony practice

26 10 2011

“One of the funnier and more ironic things about House is that the most misanthropic doctor is also usually the most capable of helping his patients.”

Explain the irony.


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26 10 2011
Linda

One would not expect a doctor who is a hater of humankind to be equipped with efficient skills on saving lives, yet in actual fact they are the ones that possess the best qualities to treat his patients.

26 10 2011
Adrienne de Souza

You got it!

26 10 2011
Adrienne de Souza

One addition: I’d conclude with, “Thus, it is ironic because the two ideas contradict”, just to explicitly show that you understand the concept of irony.

26 10 2011
Linda

Thank you for the quick reply🙂

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