what is satire? where can satire be seen? satire

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  • WHAT IS SATIRE? WHERE CAN SATIRE BE SEEN?Satire

  • What is Satire?Satire: A literary work that ridicules its subject through the use of various techniques Uses humor to expose and ridicule human vice and follySatire is meant to inspire reform or change ones opinion about a subject/topicWho is the best satirist from the period to The Enlightenment?Satirical Techniques:Exaggeration: To enlarge, increase, or represent something beyond normal bounds so that it becomes ridiculous and its faults can be seenIncongruity: To present things that are out of place or are absurd in relation to its surroundingsIrony: Contrast between reality and appearance. The outcome is the opposite of what is expected to happenSaying one thing, but the meaning is the opposite (i.e. sarcasm)Parody-To imitate the techniques and/or style of some person, place or thingHandout!

  • Pop Culture and SatireABC News Report: SNL impact on pres. debatesTina Fey as Sarah PalinSNL Palin/ClintonColbert and Hilary Clintons AgeFox News Anchors ResponseSNL and Black FridaySNL-Totinos Super Bowl CommercialSNL and The Skyscraper of Satire Article

  • Satire in LiteratureThe Onion: Books DontTake You Anywhere Onion as a Real Source?The Onion news story on dronesDr. Seuss The Butter Battle Book

  • Identify the type of satire used here

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