satire irony - parody - sarcasm +definitions +examples

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  • Satire Irony - Parody - Sarcasm +Definitions +Examples
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  • Satire Satire is the use of irony, parody, sarcasm, and humor to criticize something or show the stupidity of mankinds bad habits, lack of good sense, or foolishness. Satire is found in literature and plays Don QuixoteDon Quixote music - Weird Al Yankovic ; Eminem political cartoons - publications (newspapers and magazines) - The OnionThe Onion television shows and movies - Saturday Night Live ; The Colbert ReportSaturday Night LiveThe Colbert Report Satire often forces us to think about issues or events from a different point of view.
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  • Satire (continued) It is a manner of writing that mixes a critical attitude with wit and humor in an effort to improve mankind and our institutions (government, school system, etc.) So Satire is often funny or humorous while making a point.
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  • Satire: Parody Parody is an imitation of something, particularly in literature or film, that is meant to make fun of. Its also known as a spoof. When you parody something, you make fun of or mock it by imitating it in a funny way. Examples: Weird Al Yankovic does this best! Weird Al Yankovic Disney Parody The 4 elements of parody are exaggeration, verbal irony, incongruity, and humorous imitation.
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  • Satire: Parody (continued) The 3 elements of parody we will focus on when reading Don Quixote: exaggeration: a statement that represents something as better or worse than it really is verbal irony: when what is said is different than what it actually means humorous imitation: an imitation of something that exaggerates or distorts the characteristic features of the original
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  • Satire: Irony Irony is the use of words where the meaning is the opposite of their usual meaning or what is expected to happen. Examples: Someone who talks a lot having nothing to say when asked a question. OR Getting stuck in a traffic jam when youre already running late. 3 Types of Irony: verbal irony situational irony dramatic irony
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  • Verbal Irony Verbal irony occurs when what is said is different than what it actually means. Example: When you tell someone to break a leg but really you are telling them good luck. Example: Mean Girls Oh my gosh, I love your skirt, where did you get it? Thats the ugliest skirt Ive ever seen!Mean Girls Oh my gosh, I love your skirt, where did you get it? Thats the ugliest skirt Ive ever seen!
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  • Situational Irony Situational irony occurs when something happens that we wouldnt expect to happen. Examples: You win the lottery and die the next day A fire station burns down A donut shop runs out of donuts. Example: Alanis Morissette: IronicAlanis Morissette: Ironic
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  • Dramatic Irony Dramatic irony occurs when the audience or reader knows more about the story than the characters do. Example: Home Alone We know Kevin is home alone but the thieves do not! Example: Hannah Montana: We know Miley is Hannah Montana but other characters in the show do not.Hannah Montana: We know Miley is Hannah Montana
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  • Satire: Sarcasm Sarcasm is usually an ironic statement meant to hurt someone. It is most likely a sharp or cutting statement meant to drive home a point. Example: Big Bang TheoryBig Bang Theory Example: Again, Penny is full of sarcasm.Again, Penny is full of sarcasm.