Satire

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Satire

  1. 1. Satire Holds up human vice or folly for ridicule or scorn Makes fun of human mistakes and bad habits Uses wit, humor, exaggeration, parody and sarcasm to make a point Makes fun of bad parts of society Tries to shame society into changing Often prophetic (predicts future mistakes or stupidity)
  2. 2. Brainstorming Think about the definition of satire. What might be some modern examples of this type of literary expression? Let’s agree on three as a class.1.2.3.
  3. 3. Modern Examples of SatireHow do these examples fit into the category of satire?1.2.3.
  4. 4. Sample Analysis Look at the provided examples and then explain how each reflects satire. Use the terms provided for you in the satire definition.
  5. 5. Sample Analysis Sample 1- Penny Arcade Sample 2- The Onion’s Dominoes Pizza Sample 3- The Onion’s Barking Dog Sample 4- The Butter Battle Sample 5- The Onion’s Disney Geneticists

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