For years scholars have puzzled over precise definitions and descriptions of humor and irony.  If you’re planning to do a presentation on either of these, or write an essay about them in a literary work, you may find this power point helpful in sorting out your definitions–and we all know that without some clear definitions–or as clear as possible–what you say is not likely to be very successful. Very often students designate things as ‘irony’ or ‘ironical’ that are simply confusing or witty.

Humor Irony