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Extract:

Blessed Nigerians,
who eat pestilence to sleep.

Blessed the poor,
who inherit thorns...

The extract is an example of

Options

A) pun

B) hyperbole

C) irony

D) parody

The correct answer is D.

Explanation:

Parody is an imitation of a particular writer, artist, or genre, exaggerating it deliberately to produce a comic effect. ... Satire, on the other hand, makes fun of a subject without a direct imitation. Moreover, satire aims at correcting shortcomings in society by criticizing them.

Explanation provided by Adebayo Emmanuel


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  • Parody is an imitation of a particular writer, artist, or genre, exaggerating it deliberately to produce a comic effect. ... Satire, on the other hand, makes fun of a subject without a direct imitation. Moreover, satire aims at correcting shortcomings in society by criticizing them.