Farewell to Manzanar

In what ways can the passage where papa begins to question the interviewer be considered ironic?


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The American interviewer is trying to get Papa to admit to being a spy. The questions are silly and tiresome. Papa begins asking the interviewer a series of rhetorical questions in the same fashion as his questions were. The ironic reversal angers the interviewer.