Washington Irvings Rip Van Winkle is a comedic, unordinary tale that raises some interesting points about reality. Despite the tales fairy tale like plot, the reader can relate and identify with the storys sequence of events. In the very beginning, where Diedrich Knickerbocker is introduced.
Irony in Rip Van Winkle. Keywords: rip van winkle irony, humor in rip van winkle Washington Irving used so much irony in his short story Rip Van Winkle. The title character is a youthful married Dutch American who has a kind and generous nature.