John Schizka Cock Like Glue Analysis

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Stuck like Glue ¨Brothers are the guys you stick with and stick up for.” On this road trip the five brothers learned a very valuably in a hysterical way. In the humorous anecdote,Brothers, Jon Scieszka uses comic slang, comic situations, comic wordplay to create humor and to convey the universal truth of sticking with your brothers.
Jon Scieszka gives the reader a hilarious and fun story to read by using comedic writing strategies such as clever slang, comedic situations, and word play. Clever slang is used in a variety of ways within this short story. The words “ack”, “puked”, and “barfed” are prime examples of Scieszka’s word choice. His slang entertains the reader by offering them a relaxed and modern vocabulary while still getting his theme projected. The moral of this story is to not take advantage of memorable moments with important people; it is to simply put priorities first and “stick to your brothers” even if there is “cat yack” all over the “Coupe de Lou”. After the reader is initially amused by the author’s syntax, they are presented with a satirical story about the family trip. The focused comedic situation in this story is the road trip across the country. Jon explains this road trip with a
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Word play is a method of writing designed to retain the reader 's interest. Alliteration and the use of puns are two examples of a play on words. Scieszka uses alliteration in the phrases “group puke horror” and “puke-covered cat”. By using words that rhyme, the author keeps the reader laughing. The thematic message that is displayed throughout the story is clearly highlighted through the examples. If the reader could learn anything from this story it would be to, “Stick with your brothers. Stick up for your brothers. And if you ever drop a pecan nut log in a car with your five brothers and your cat . . . you will probably stick to your

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