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Satire introduction

  1. 1. Satire English IV Honors
  2. 2. What is Satire? • On the slate, tell me everything you think you know about satire. • Do not share with your classmates, please.
  3. 3. What is Satire? • What did you come up with? • Can we build a working definition?
  4. 4. Does this help? • http://www.youtube.com/embed/8M -KlV5cPUo
  5. 5. How about this?
  6. 6. Or this?
  7. 7. Or this?
  8. 8. Examples from Popular Culture • Brainstorm...GO!
  9. 9. Revised Definition • Satire is: • Social Criticism, mixed with humor, hoping for change.
  10. 10. Your Assignment • Using the internet, find (most likely on You tube) modern examples of satire. • On the handout, give me the link to the satire you have identified. • Explain why this piece is an example of satire. • Who or What is the target of the criticism? • What satirical techniques is the artist using? Why is it funny? What is the goal of the satire? • Contribute your selection to the Forum Discussion on Moodle. • Comment on at least two submissions from your classmates.

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