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On Fire For Satire!. This project was created. Using the fair use guidelines. What Is Satire?. An attack on someone or something by making it look. RIDICULOUS. or worthy of scorn. Satire is both. HUMOROUS. &. CRITICAL. But also aims to improve . HUMANITY . Who makes it fun?.

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On fire for satire

On Fire For Satire!

This project was created

Using the fair use guidelines


What is satire

What Is Satire?

An attack on someone or something by making it look

RIDICULOUS

or worthy of scorn


On fire for satire

Satire is both

HUMOROUS

&

CRITICAL

But also aims to

improve

HUMANITY.


Who makes it fun

Who makes it fun?


We will be studying

We will be studying…

George Orwell’s

Alexander Popes’

1984

The Rape of the Lock


Things to think about

Things To Think About

While You Read

  • WHO or WHAT is being satirized?

  • HOW is satire being used?

    • What method(s)?

  • What is the overall TONE of the satire?


Who what

Who / What?

  • Institutions

    • Church, Education, Government, Marriage, etc.

  • People

    • Celebrities, Politicians, Yourself, etc.

  • Controversial topics

    • BP Oil Spill, Healthcare Plan, Technology, etc.


On fire for satire

HOW?

  • There are several popular methods that can be used to create a satire…

Mock-epic

Irony

Analogy

Parody

Caricature

Understatement

Sarcasm

Overstatement

Allegory


On fire for satire

TONE?

Horatian

Juvenalian

Correcting through broad laughter

Correcting through mocking ridicule

Described as bitter, contemptuous, harsh, sardonic

Described as witty, tongue-in-cheek, gentle, optimistic


Assignment

Assignment

  • Think of an example of modern use of satire

  • Bring something in if you can!

  • Write a short summary including the three important aspects of satire that we have discussed in class

    • This should be one page, double-spaced, 12-pt Times New Roman

  • Be prepared to discuss your classmate’s ideas and findings tomorrow!


Bibliography

Bibliography

  • www.fullpics.com/wallpaper/fire-background.html

  • http://tallhorsewines.wordpress.com/2009/12/15/the-simpsons-20-and-still-going-strong/

  • http://redmusi.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/weird_al_yankovic-straight_outta_lynwood_b.jpg

  • http://letspout.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/zoolander_001.jpg

  • http://scrapetv.com/News/News%20Pages/Entertainment/images-2/jay-leno.jpg

  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satire


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