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Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on September 29, 2017


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 issues that aggravate people. 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 of Stephan Pastis’ cartoon.

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

Cartoon by Stephan Pastis