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"Penguin in the Park"

Once a man was walking in a park when he across a penguin. He took it to a policeman and said;
"What should I do?" The policeman replied; "Take it to the zoo!".
The next day, the policeman saw the man in the same park. The man was still carrying the
penguin. The policeman was rather surprised and walked up to the man and asked; "Why are you
still carrying the penguin? Didn't you take it to the zoo?" The man replied; "I certainly did. And it
was a great idea because the penguin really enjoyed it. So, today I am taking it to the movie".
Analyzing the Text
Generic Structure Analysis
Orientation;introducing participants: "He" and Penguin. They were in the park
Event1; The man tended to take the penguin to the park
Event; The following day, the man were still carrying the penguin
Twist; Even, finally the man would take the penguin to the movies
Language Feature Analysis
Focusing on certain certain participants; He, penguin, policeman
Using action verb; carry, walk up
Using adverb of time and place; once, in the park
Told in chronological order; chronological order by days, the next day
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Example of Spoof Text in Funny Story

One day a clown was visiting the zoo and attempted to earn some money by making a
street performance. He acted and mimed perfectly some animal acts. As soon as he
started to drive a crowd, a zoo keeper grabbed him and dragged him into his office. The
zoo keeper explained to the clown that the zoo's most popular gorilla had died suddenly
and the keeper was fear that attendance at the zoo would fall off. So he offered the clown
a job to dress up as the gorilla until the zoo could get another one. The clown accepted
So the next morning the clown put on the gorilla suit and entered the cage before the
crowd came. He felt that it was a great job. He could sleep all he wanted, played and
made fun of people and he drove bigger crowds than he ever did as a clown. He
However, eventually the crowds were tired of him for just swinging on tires. He began to
notice that the people were paying more attention to the lion in the next cage. Not
wanting to lose the attention of his audience, he decided to make a spectacular
performance. He climbed to the top of his cage, crawled across a partition, and dangled
from the top to the lion's cage. Of course, this made the lion furious, but the crowd people
At the end of the day the zoo keeper came and gave him a raise for being such a good
attraction. Well, this went on for some time, he kept taunting the lion, the audience crowd
grew a larger, and his salary kept going up. Then one terrible day happened. When he was
dangling over the furious lion, he slipped and fell into the lion cage. The clown was really
Sooner the lion gathered itself and prepared to pounce. The clown was so scared. He

could do nothing and he began to run round and round the cage with the lion close and
closer behind. Finally, the lion could catch him. The clown started screaming and yelling,
"Help me, help me!", but the lion was quick and pounces. The clown soon found himself
flat on his back looking up at the angry lion and suddenly he heard a voice from the lions
mouth;"Shut up you idiot! Do you want to get us both fired?".
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Last week I went to the theatre. I had a very good seat. The play was very interesting.I did not
enjoy it. A young man and a young woman were sitting behind me. They were talking very
loudly.I got very angry. I could not hear the actors. I turned around. I looked at the man and the
young woman angrily. They did not pay any attention.In the end, I could not bear it. I turned
around again. I could not hear a word I said angrily.Its none of your business the young man
said rudely. This is a private conversation
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