Satire, sarcasm, or irony? Editorial cartoons have long been the tool artists use to express their opinions about politics and politicians. Kevin "Kai" Kallaugher's four-panel cartoon offers readers an opportunity to examine how he uses sarcasm, irony, and satire to reveal his perspective on current events.
- Ask class members to create their own multi-paneled cartoon that illustrates sarcasm, irony, and satire
- The cartoon is dated; be prepared to provide contextual background information about Ben Laden, Sarah Palin, and former President Obama
- Between the Lines defines each of the three literary concepts
- Talking Points guide deeper thinking about how the concepts are used in the cartoon