a modest proposal - 9.13.2016 Intro to satire ● Satire is a literary genre that uses irony wit and sometimes sarcasm to expose humanity's vices and

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9.13.2016 Int ro to satire Satire is a literary genre that uses irony, wit, and sometimes sarcasm to expose humanity's vices and foibles, giving inputs or momentum to change or reform through ridicule. It is a manner of writing that mixes a critical attitude with wit and humor in an effort to improve mankind and human institutions Sattirest use a humorous or sarcastic to talk about a serious problem Horatian satire is a type of direct satire which pokes fun at human foibles with a witty even indulgent tone Named after roman satirist horatian Seeks to criticize rather than attack Is gentler more sympathetic Makes us laugh Tends to produce a smile Juvenalian satire is a type of direct satires which denounces sometimes with invective of human vice Named after roman satirist juvenal It is harsher attacks and shows contempt Evokes feelings of scorn shock and righteous indignation in the mind of the
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