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.
Examples of Satire Shrek- satirizes fairy tales DE motivational posters- satirizes motivational posters Life is Crap brand.
Exaggeration To enlarge, increase, or represent something beyond normal bounds so that it becomes ridiculous and its faults can be seen.
Incongruity To present things that are out of place or are absurd in relation to its surroundings
Reversal To present the opposite of the normal order (e.g., the order of events, hierarchical order).
Parody style of some person, To imitate the techniques and/or place, or thing.
Types of Satire Horatian: amusing satire Juvenalian: bitter and shockingsatire Caricatures: cartoons where prominentfeatures exaggerated anddistorted
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.
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