He term irony refers to a discrepancy, or disagreement, of some sort. Thediscrepancy can be between what someone says and what he or she reallymeans or
verbal irony. The discrepancy can be between a situation that onewould logically anticipate or that would seem appropriate and the situation thatactually develops or situational irony. The discrepancy can even be between thefacts known to a character and the facts known to us, the readers or audience ordramatic irony.Working in groups of four complete the following table. Find instances of irony from the play'the bishop's candlesticks'and justify them.