For this part of the assignment, you will appropriate Twain’s technique and write a burlesque of an event in your life or in the life of a celebrity. Remember, a burlesque plays on contradiction between a subject and the way it is treated. Twain used humor to describe serious, sometimes awful, events, but you can turn it around and present something fun or happy in a very serious way – the choice is yours.
Incorporate at least two humor devices
Write a minimum of five sentences
Paste your completed burlesque here:
After you have written your burlesque, answer these reflection questions in complete sentences:
Factually describe the event you wrote about in your burlesque.