• Humorous story that tells in sequence.
• To entertain the readers.
• 1. Orientation: the setting
• 2. body : series of events
• 3. twist : unexpected ending
Contoh Bacaan Spoof
James Peterson grew up three houses away from the Lucy Teddy in Ham Rock Street, Texas. He often did chores for her; he washed her car and ran errands for her.
They often spent time together, and they eventually fell in love. Months later, the couple decided to get married, which caused many objections from Lucy’s children and grandchildren!
In fact, James was younger than Lucy’s grandchildren. He was 21 when they got married. His bride was 81!
(Creative English Workbook 2B, p.28)
1. How far was James house from Lucy’s residence?
A. Three hours away.
B. Six miles away
C. Three houses away
D. They live in the same flat.
E. He grew up in Lucy’s house.
2. What did James do for Lucy?
A. He helped her car.
B. He washed her car.
C. He washed the dishes.
D. He loved the children
E. He ate her lunch.
3. How old were the couple?
A. James was 82 years old and Lucy was 21 years old.
B. Both James and Lucy were 81 years old.
C. James was 21 years old and Lucy was 81 years old.
D. James was younger than Lucy.
E. Lucy was younger than James.
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