Ebola Halloween

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on October 24, 2014


1. Define the idiom “make light of”

2. Editorial cartoonists often use humor to make light of serious situations. How do both cartoonists take a lighthearted approach to a serious situation -- which comic device do both cartoonists use to make light of a serious situation?
a) exaggeration
b) pun
c) parody
d) understatement

3. Explain your answer to #2.

Cartoon by Milt Priggee

Cartoon by Steve Kelley