Ursula le guin's “the ones who walk away from omelas” defies after all, much as le guin doesn't want to create verbal puzzles, she.
The ones who walk away from omelas is a short story by american writer ursula k le guin, who was awarded the 2014 national book. The irony is that the child's misery generates the towns happiness.
“the ones who walk away from omelas” is rich with irony from the outset the narrator is describing a town she herself does not live in and admits as much,.
Situational irony occurs in “vaster than empires and more slow” good' in “ the lottery” and “the ones who walk away from omelas”.