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What is an oxymoron?
A rhetorical device in which two seemingly contradictory words are used together for effect
What is a satire?
A literary work that ridicules its subject through the use of specific techniques in order to make a comment about it
What is a parody?
To imitate the techniques and/or style of some person in order to ridicule the original
What does caricature mean?
To enlarge something beyond normal bounds so that it becomes ridiculous
Which of the following is true about incongruity?
To present things that are out of place or are abdsurd in relation to the surroundings
Which of the following is true about verbal irony?
Occurs when the intended meaning of a statement differs from the meaning that the words appear to express
Which best describes the Houyhnhnms?
What is the target of Swift's satire, when he has Gulliver offer the king of Brobdingnag the technology to make gunpowder and the king refuses?
The inhumanity of modern warfare and its weapons.
A figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike things
Can we celebrate Christmas without Santa Claus?
How can I develop my confidence?
Are cheetahs the easiest big cat to tame?
Why do we eat turkey on Thanksgiving?
Which is your favorite car and why?
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