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Copy of Introduction to Satire

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Brian Bratt

on 25 January 2016

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Transcript of Copy of Introduction to Satire

Satire - You'll Never "Tire"
of It!

More Tools
Tools of Satirists
at least don't tell me if you do!
The Restoration was a time when satire was prevalent. Men like Swift and Pope shared their thoughts and made very strong points about topics using satire. Where do you see satire being used today?
Characteristics - Human weakness is the focus; used to bring about change.
Types of satire - Horatian and Juvenalian

Horatian - Based on the writing of a guy named Horatio; light, amusing satire

Juvenalian - Based on the writing of a guy named Juvenal; dark, serious satire
Parody - a humorous imitation of a serious subject

Caricature - a humorous exaggeration or understatement of a particular quality, feature, or characteristic of a person or group (see also - hyperbole)
Burlesque - treats a serious subject in a trifling manner or a trifling subject in a serious manner

Wit - a quick perception, especially of the incongruous (lacking propriety; unsuitable), expressed with verbal skill

Nancy Astor: "Sir, if you were my husband, I would give you poison."

Winston Churchill: "If I were your husband, I would take it."
Understatement - the opposite of exaggeration.

Sarcasm - saying one thing but meaning something else.
DonkeyHotey. "Barack Obama, Judgement Day.
Caricature. Flickr, n.d. Web. 11 Nov. 2012.
"iDie." n.p., n.d. Web. 11 Nov. 2012.
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