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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

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Satire

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

    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.”


Satirical devices irony

Satirical Devices: Irony

IRONY

  • Situational (what happens is not what is expected)

  • Verbal (often sarcastic)

  • Dramatic (audience knows something, but character does not


Caricature

Caricature

Refers to the technique of exaggerating for comic and satiric effect one particular feature of the target, to achieve a grotesque or ridiculous effect.


Hyperbole

Hyperbole

An obvious and intentional exaggeration.


Allusion

Allusion

Apassing or casual reference; an incidental mention of something, either directly or by implication: an allusion to Shakespeare.


Anticlimax and bathos

Anticlimax and Bathos

Dropping from the moving to the ridiculous for a bathetic [bathos] effect

  • a lapse into the ridiculous by a writer aiming at elevated expression--if the intent is to provoke tears but the response is laughter, the result is bathos


Juxtaposition

Juxtaposition

Positioning side by side or close together mismatching elements for purposes of comparison/drama


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