Satire

3,559
-1

Published on

Satire

0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
3,559
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
5
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
112
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Satire

  1. 1. What is Satire  A literary work that ridicules its subject through the use of techniques such as: exaggeration, reversal, incongruity (not in harmony), Parody In order to make a comment or criticism about it.
  2. 2. Examples of Satire  Shrek- satirizes fairy tales DE motivational posters-  satirizes motivational posters Life is Crap brand.
  3. 3. Exaggeration  To enlarge, increase, or represent something beyond normal bounds so that it becomes ridiculous and its faults can be seen.
  4. 4. Incongruity  To present things that are out of place or are absurd in relation to its surroundings
  5. 5. Reversal  To present the opposite of the normal order (e.g., the order of events, hierarchical order).
  6. 6. Parody  style of some person, To imitate the techniques and/or place, or thing.
  7. 7. Types of Satire  Horatian: amusing satire Juvenalian: bitter and shockingsatire Caricatures: cartoons where prominentfeatures exaggerated anddistorted
  8. 8. Satiric monologues:  satires in which we “hear” the author speaking, usually in an ironic tone, in a voice which is more or less his/her own.
  9. 9. 7. Satiric narratives-  satires in which the author proceeds as if he/she is telling a story and the satiric intent is revealed by characters and events  A modest proposal

×