English-Chaucer essay - Elie Jermanos Mrs. Atherton English...

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Elie Jermanos Mrs. Atherton English 12, Period 2 Wednesday, December 5 th , 2007 Chaucer Essay Satire is using a humor kind of sentences to criticize, or to mock a person’s weakness. It has a goal of setting a moral, and to help directing the reader to discover its theme or its point through a laugh. It is a technique of writing, which basically makes fun of its subject in a way that is supposed to be funny. Also, since making fun of something is considered to be very funny, Satire is used in a big purpose to make the audience laugh. A very good example of a Satire write would be Geoffrey Chaucer. He made satire literature his most interest in the last fifteen years of his life. “NO, No he said not I and may the curse – Of Christ descend upon I if I do” Is an example of a satire from the pardoner’s tale of Chaucer. He is making fun of what people believed in the past and what they told their children to make them obey God and go to church, about God descending at night for everyone who does not follow his
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2010 for the course ENG English 1A taught by Professor Roenchein during the Spring '10 term at Pasadena City College.

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