Satire

By Madeline Beaulne

Definition

Satire is a technique used by writers to expose and criticize foolishness and corruption of an individual or a society by using humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule.


Basically...

It's when an author makes fun of somethings about society that they find stupid through the use of irony, exaggeration, and humor.


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Literary Example

One example is in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn when Miss Watson is portrayed as a "good christian women" yet she owns slaves. This shows how hypocritical Mark Twain thought that people are.