Never-Ending Book Quiz
Which of the following best illustrates tragic irony?
Choose the correct answer:The mentally unbalanced editor Kinbote in Pale Fire. “The President of the Immortals, in Aeschylean phrase, had ended his sport with Tess” from Tess of the D’Urbervilles. It takes Oedipus a while to realize that he is his father’s killer (but the audience knew all along) in Oedipus Rex. “It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife” from Pride and Prejudice.
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