Satire:. A literary technique of writing or art which principally ridicules its subject often as an intended means of provoking change. Famous Examples: SNL, The Daily Show, The Colbert Report… “Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody’s face
“Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody’s face
but their own; which is the chief reason for that kind of reception it meets in the world, and that so very
few are offended with it.”
Refers to the technique of exaggerating for comic and satiric effect one particular feature of the target, to achieve a grotesque or ridiculous effect.
An obvious and intentional exaggeration.
Apassing or casual reference; an incidental mention of something, either directly or by implication: an allusion to Shakespeare.
Dropping from the moving to the ridiculous for a bathetic [bathos] effect
Positioning side by side or close together mismatching elements for purposes of comparison/drama