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Satire. A manner of writing that mixed a critical attitude with wit and humor in an effort to improve mankind and human institutions . Satire is an attempt…. … to make the reader have a negative opinion about someone by laughing at them or making them seem ridiculous or foolish.

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satire

Satire

A manner of writing that mixed a critical attitude with wit and humor in an effort to improve mankind and human institutions.

satire is an attempt
Satire is an attempt…
  • … to make the reader have a negative opinion about someone by laughing at them or making them seem ridiculous or foolish.
techniques of satire used in animal farm
Techniques of Satire used in Animal Farm
  • Exaggeration
  • Parody
  • Ridicule
  • Reversal
exaggeration
Exaggeration
  • To enlarge, increase or represent something beyond normal bounds so that it becomes ridiculous and its faults can be seen.
parody
Parody
  • To imitate the style/techniques of some person, place or thing.
ridicule
Ridicule
  • Language or behavior intended to mock and humiliate.
reversal
Reversal
  • To present the opposite of the normal order.
animal farm as a political satire
Animal Farm as a Political Satire
  • It is inspired by a personal grievance or a passion for reform.
  • It is an attack on a group of people and social order.
  • Exposes and ridicules Russian Communism
  • Rouses hatred for Russian Leaders.
examples of satire
Examples of Satire

http://www.seymour.k12.wi.us/faculty/skaminski/Subway%20Photocopy%20Butt%20Funny%20Commercial.mov

http://youtu.be/ss_BmTGv43M

http://www.seymour.k12.wi.us/faculty/skaminski/Super_Bass-O-Matic__761.mpg