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Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on May 31, 2016


1. Tone is the attitude a cartoonist takes towards a subject. Which pair of words best describes the tone of this cartoon?
a) apathetic/indifferent
b) disgusted/cynical
c) sarcastic/humorous
d) solemn/serious

2.  Which comic device does the cartoonist use to make his point?
a)  exaggeration
b)  pun
c)  parody
d)  irony

3.  What is the point of McCoy’s cartoon?

4.  Do you agree with the cartoonist’s assertion?  Explain your answer.

Cartoon by Gary McCoy