Definisi Spoof

13 Dec


Disebutkan dalam Cambridge Advance Learner’s Dictionary Online, ada dua makna spoof. Pertama, sebagai kata benda, spoof bermakna, “a funny and silly piece of writing, music, theatre, etc. that copies the style of an original work”. Sedang kedua, spoof sebagai kata kerja, bermakna, to try to make someone believe in something that is not true, as a joke.”

Dari kedua arti spoof di atas, dapat disimpulkan bahwa pengertian spoof text adalah sebuah teks yang berisi tentang humor meski sebagian teksnya sudah dimodifikasi dari aslinya.

Generic Structure (Susunan umum) dalam spoof text adalah :
  1. Orientation, berisi pengenalan tokoh, latar, setting dll.
  2. Events, berisi peristiwa atau kejadian
  3. Twist, ending cerita (akhir cerita yang dianggap lucu, kadang tidak terduga)

spoof, spoof text, contoh spoof text, spoof text examples





A man got into a train and found himself sitting opposite a woman who seemed to be about thirty-five years old. Soon they began talking to each other, and he said to her, “Do you have a family?”

“Yes, i have one soon, “ the woman answered.

“ Oh really ?” said the man. “ Does he smoke?”

“No, he’s never touched a cigarette,” the woman replied.

“ That’s good, “ the man continued. “ i don’t smoke either. Tobacco is very bad for one’s health. And does you son drink wine ?”

“ Oh, no.” The woman answered at once, “ he’s never drunk a drop of it.”

“Then i congratulate you, Ma’am,” the man said. “And does he ever come home late at night ?”

“No, ever”, his neighbour answered. “He goes to bed immadiately after dinner every night.”

“Well,” the man said,”he’s wise young man. How old is he?”

“He’s six month old today, “ the woman replied proudly


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