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Satire

  1. 1. Satire Mr. Authier English 10
  2. 2. Satire is . . . <ul><li>A literary work which holds up human vices and follies to ridicule and scorn </li></ul>
  3. 3. Satire includes the use of . . . <ul><li>Mockery/Parody </li></ul><ul><li>Pathos </li></ul><ul><li>Irony </li></ul><ul><li>Understatement/Overstatement </li></ul><ul><li>Caricature </li></ul><ul><li>Mock-heroic </li></ul>
  4. 4. Mockery <ul><li>To make fun of something </li></ul>
  5. 5. Parody <ul><li>Mockery of a specific known person, literary work, or movie </li></ul>
  6. 6. Pathos <ul><li>To go from the serious to the ridiculous quickly </li></ul>
  7. 7. Irony <ul><li>Verbal, Situational, Dramatic </li></ul><ul><li>Really?! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Understatement <ul><li>To say less than you mean to say </li></ul><ul><li>Indiana Jones - Holy Grail Scene </li></ul>
  9. 9. Overstatement <ul><li>To say more than you mean to say (hyperbole) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Caricature <ul><li>A drawing/film/etc. of someone’s or something’s physical characteristics </li></ul>
  11. 11. Mock-Heroic <ul><li>Imitates, yet exaggerates and distorts, the literary epic and its style </li></ul>

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