Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on February 17, 2017


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 identifiy the literary device used in Pearls as personification :)

2. One of the types of humor an editorial cartoonist uses is irony. Irony is defined as when the opposite of what you expect to happen occurs. Describe the irony in Stephan Pastis’ cartoon.

Cartoon by Stephan Pastis