Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on May 3, 2019


1. Cartoonist Stephan Pastis uses anthropomorphism in his Pearls Before Swine comic strip. Explain the difference between anthropomorphism and personification. (Ask your English teacher if it is ok to identify the literary device used in Pearls as personification :)

2. To what recent news item does this cartoon refer?

3. a) Define exaggeration and hyperbole.
b) Which word do you think best describes this cartoon?

Cartoon by Stephan Pastis