Smek For President Character Analysis

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As the Boov say, “many fingers make up a hand.” Just like this expression, Many components make up effective humor. Adam Rex, the author of the book Smek for President, shows us a perfect example of how not to use them. The tools of humor, such as tone, diction, imagery and more are present, but they don’t make you laugh. Adam Rex, as a “funny author,” leaves much to be desired in his writing. Throughout the book, a certain alien tone is set. It’s not just because the Boov are, indeed, aliens, it’s also to create humor through the strange situations. The boov are portrayed as true strangers, through their mixed-up english and their physical differences (such as being able to change colors and having no nose). However, this can come off as
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