Horatian Satire

All about Horatian Satire.


"Satire is a form of social criticism that manifests in art and literature" The term "Horatian" comes from the English roman poet and satirist whose name was Quintus Horatius Flaccus.


After the Horatian end of the spectrum, satire merges imperceptibly into comedy. The "Horatian tone" was in writing in the 17th and 18th centuries. This type of satire is meant to send a message without rage.


Horatian is used in writing to bring attention to problems. "Exaggerating or mocking the wrong to imply the right"

Examples of Horatian satire: Sarcasm, caricature, and parody.


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