The Economy

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on February 22, 2013

Question(s)

Which comic device does the cartoonist use to make his point?  Explain your answer.
a) exaggeration
b) pun
c) parody
d) irony

Scroll down to the bottom of the page for the answers.

Cartoon by Gary Varvel
























Answer(s)

a) exaggeration – The cartoonist is exaggerating the extent of the economic crisis. It is increasingly reported that because of the bad job market, college graduates have had to move back in with their parents.