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Using and Indentifying Irony, Satire, and Sarcasm

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  • Please read/watch the two Dr. Seuss stories below.

    The Lorax

    The Lorax With Pictures

    The Lorax Text Only

    The Butter Battle Book

    The Butter Battle Book

    After reading/watching the stories choose one of the following to complete:

    Choice 1

    For BOTH stories, use the PEA method to answer the following questions in paragraph responses:

    1) Where do we see irony in the story?

    2) Where do we see sarcasm?

    3) What makes the stories satires?


    Choice 2

    Create your own story using satire, sarcasm, and irony. Requirements for your story:

    1) MLA Format (no citations needed as this is your original story).

    2) At least 1.5 pages in length.

    3) One example of irony.

    4) One example of sarcasm.

    5) One example of satire.

    You will be graded based of the rubric attached below.