Cherniuk N., Vanganen D. The realization of the ironic meaning in the English-speaking discourse
Keywords:irony, addressee, addresser, microcontext, macrocontext, megacontext
The article is dedicated to the study of irony in the context of history and language, the study of different
scientific approaches concerning the definition of the sense of irony. The author analyses the peculiarities of
creating the ironic effect in the English-speaking discourse by means of various linguistic means.