Political Cartoon Terms
Terms in this set (7)
Cartoonists use simple objects, or symbols, to stand for larger concepts, people or ideas.
A technique used to to expose and criticize foolishness and corruption of an individual or a society by using humor, irony, exaggeration or ridicule.
Overstating or magnifying a problem, a physical feature or habit of people or things in order to make a point, or for humor.
A comparison between two unlike things that share some characteristics.
Cartoonists often write on objects, people and/or include a title or short explanation to make it clear exactly what they stand for.
A document, or physical object which was written or created during the time under study.
A source that interprets and analyzes primary sources.