Romantic Irony In The Context Of Historical, Cultural And Typological Interactions
Keywords:irony, comic, humor, satire, artistic text, aesthetic category, linguistic trope, stylistic device, antiphrasis, romanticism, theory of romantic irony, comic irony, tragic irony, romantic subjectivity, humanism, literary criticism, philosophy.
The article presents an overview of the history of the study of irony from antiquity to the present, which aims to identify the main ideas underlying various theories of irony. The historical digression necessary for understanding the existing definitions covering the manifestations of irony in literary and artistic discourse is investigated. It is proved that in the era of Romanticism, irony acquires a new categorical status as a rhetorical tool.