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Bret Harte

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Use of Humor

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Which of the following devices does Harte employ in order to create humor as the group of outcasts reacts to the introduction of Simson and Piney?

Select ALL that apply.

A

Understatement.

B

Juxtaposition of characters.

C

Hyperbole.

D

Puns.

E

Physical humor or slapstick.