Sunday, January 23, 2011

On Irony in Literature

'A pleasing consequence of the humility gained from humour or irony's broad perspective is a tendency to undercut fundamentalism of all kinds: religious, political, moral.'

Ray Robertson
The Globe and Mail
Saturday, January 22nd, 2011


Stephanie said...

What a great quote! And how true. One of the purposes of irony and humor is to remind us not to take ourselves and our beliefs TOO seriously.

Trish said...

Yes, that's what I was thinking too.