Humor Lit Devices
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by Gen Marconette
| 5 Questions
1
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The fat mouse was as big as a house
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incongruity
sarcasm
surprise
exaggeration
2
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"Yeah, clean your room," my little sister repeated. "Because YOU'RE so neat," I smirked back.
exaggeration
surprise
sarcasm
incongruity
pun
3
1
The burly principal, in his suit and tie, jumped up and down, giggling and clapping.
exaggeration
surprise
sarcasm
incongruity
pun
4
1
The rain poured outside. We heard the announcement come over the intercom, expecting a change to inside recess. Instead, the secretary announced, "Get ready to have some fun in the rain today, kids. Today will be an outside day."
exaggeration
surprise
sarcasm
incongruity
pun
5
1
"Eggs are full of protein," our health teacher instructed. I leaned over and whispered to my best friend, "I will be sure to eat egg-stra!" We both giggled.
exaggeration
surprise
sarcasm
incongruity
pun
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