December 7 and 8. Read chapters 23 and 24 whole class working on individual roles for lit circle Notes on Parody and Satire Write a parody or satirical short story in pairs or triplets. Will be due for presentation class after next. Academic.
Read chapters 23 and 24 whole class working on individual roles for lit circle
(Greek: "beside, subsidiary, or mock song"): A parody imitates the serious manner and characteristic features of a particular literary work in order to make fun of those same features. The humorist achieves parody by exaggerating certain traits common to the work, much as a caricaturist creates a humorous depiction of a person by magnifying and calling attention to the person\'s most noticeable features.
An attack on or criticism of any stupidity or vice in the form of scathing humor, or a critique of what the author sees as dangerous religious, political, moral, or social standards. Satire became an especially popular technique used during the Enlightenment, in which it was believed that an artist could correct folly by using art as a mirror to reflect society. When people viewed the satire and saw their faults magnified in a distorted reflection, they could see how ridiculous their behavior was and then correct that tendency in themselves. The tradition of satire continues today. Popular cartoons such as The Simpsons and televised comedies like The Daily Show make use of it in modern media.Satire
In pairs or triplets, you will write a parody or satire about three pieces of advice you would give youth of today.