Satire

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Anonymous
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Satire
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2014-01-17 12:49:59
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Satirical Devices
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A list of the different devices of satire
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  1. Parody
    poking fun at something by mimicking or imitating it.
  2. Caricature
    poking fun at a character by exaggerating its personal characteristics in drawing or narrative
  3. Juxtaposition or Reversal
    taunting on a personal level by saying something and meaning the opposite
  4. Innuendo
    a derogatory suggestion that is not literally spoken but rather hinted at
  5. Understatement
    A figure of speech in which a writer or speaker deliberately makes a situation seem less important than it is
  6. Formal Satire
    • Uses first person
    • addresses the reader within the work
    • ex. A Modest Proposal
  7. Indirect Satire
    • some other format besides direct address
    • fictional narrative
    • ex. Animal Farm
    • Alice in Wonderland
  8. tone
    grim, cheerful, sardonic, mock serious, optimistic
  9. literary techniques
    hyperbole, understatement, irony, humor
  10. hyperbole
    exaggerating for effect

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