ERIC Number: EJ350622
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Using Humorous Language to Teach Literary Principles.
Nilsen, Don L. F.
Teaching English in the Two-Year College, v14 n2 p98-105 May 1987
Discusses diverse examples of literary devices by comparing metaphor and humor. Defines and illustrates paronomasia, paradox, oxymoron, anacoluthon, zeugma, parody, jargon, satire, conceit, anachronism, hyperbole, cacography, understatement, and doggerel. A humorous appendix contrasts errors with rhetorical devices. (NKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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