Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on December 13, 2019


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

2. An editorial cartoonist often uses humor to point out the absurd or ridiculous. Which comic device do you think cartoonist Steve Kelley uses to make his point? Explain your answer.
a) hyperbole
b) personification
c) satire
d) caricature
e) pun

3. Which idiom best describes the cartoonist’s view of the artwork “Comedian”? Explain your answer.
a) top banana
b) banana republic
c) the emperor’s new clothes
d) second banana

Cartoon by Steve Kelley