Juxtaposing opposing ideas and imagery for a humorous effect.
Using a part to represent a whole. The viewer must fill in the gaps and therefore interacts with text or image.
Using contradictory elements together to communicate opposing ideas.
Giving inanimate objects or animals human characteristics.
Exaggerating to emphasize an idea.
Imitation for the purpose of humor.
A phrase that has multiple meanings, making a joke out of similar sounding words or images.
When a concept is not called by its formal name, but by something associated with that thing. One sign is substituted for another thing, something people understand because of its connotations.
Implying that two unrelated things are correlated or similar. Metaphor provides connotation for two dissimilar things to explain a concept.