Impressive or Oppressive Regime?

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on February 16, 2018


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

2. Editorial cartoonists often use humor to make light of an event or action that aggravates them. One of the types of humor they use is irony. Irony is defined when the opposite of what you expect to happen occurs. Describe the irony in Tom Stiglich’s cartoon.

3. Do you agree with the cartoonist’s assertion about CNN? Explain your answer.


Cartoon by Tom Stiglich