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What does " someone with a macabre sense of humor was playing a horrible, maniacal joke. " mean?? He moved past the slaughtered animals, feeling as though someone with a macabre sense of humor was playing a horrible, maniacal joke. What does " someone with a macabre sense of humor was playing a horrible, maniacal joke. " mean in this context? Could you explain it to me?
Jun 12, 2015 2:45 PM
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"macabre"--horrible and associated with death "maniacal"--insane, crazy, perhaps violent It is as if the animals had been killed by a crazy person who thought that killing animals was funny.
June 13, 2015
It means that the speaker felt that the scenes of slaughter that he witnessed were so surreal and unbelievable, and so incredibly cruel that it seemed like a terrible person playing a horrible joke.
June 12, 2015
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