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Copy of Puns

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ali s

on 16 November 2016

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Transcript of Copy of Puns

So Much Pun
a play on words that suggests more than one meaning
usually focuses on the multiple definitions of a word
“Thou hast not
, For I have
.” -John
(married to Anne
Punny examples
Why are they used?
1) Humor
Types of puns
Visual Pun:
uses a picture to convey a message. advertisements

Homophonic Pun:
Similar sounding words with different meanings

Homographic Pun:
Words with the same spelling, but different meanings
Denial ain't just a river in Egypt. - Mark Twain
2) Make the reader think
3) Create ambiguity
“tomorrow … you shall find me a grave man.” Shakespeare
Let's talk
about puns!

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