satire


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Synonyms for satire

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a work, as a novel or play, that exposes folly by the use of humor or irony

Synonyms for satire

witty language used to convey insults or scorn

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Lindvall favors devotionally animated satire as the source of an energy that rebuilds and redeems: "The truest religious satire came from writers within the Christian Church" (183).
The emotional factor of anger is proposed as the mediator in the relationship between exposure to political satire and political participation based on research that adopts a process-oriented approach to explore how political satire indirectly affects participation in politics.
That is the reason why many directors pass of dark comedy as satire," says Panda, pointing at the fact that not many Bollywood films can claim to be bona fide satires since Kundan Shah made Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro in 1983.
Satire is a democratic pillar of western society, which must not be dumbed down.
Some users reading articles posted from Satire sites on Facebook don't realize that the article is actually not true.
The editors contend that satire represents our 'shifting parameters of trust toward representational institutions' (p.
The trend of satire websites has existed in other parts of the world for a long time.
Satire is meant to be written in a manner that seems serious but is simultaneously obviously sarcastic.
In many respects, The Practice of Satire in England, 1658-1770 delivers what they have admired in her essays.
As long as there are dictators, there shall be satire; and this is not the case here in the UAE whose rulers are fair," he added, noting that pharaonic temples are full of pictures indicating satire of the pharaohs.
Bassem Youssef is the most prominent example of political satire that emerged after the "Arab Spring.
of Washington, US), examine works of satire in India produced in the period of "first modernity" (from about the mid-15th to the mid-18th century).
Modernism, Satire, and the Novel, by Jonathan Greenberg.
A sound exposition of the role played by the audience in satire in general follows, as well as more specifically, Bakhtin's position on speakers and audiences.
Unlike previous interpretations of satire that focus upon priestly deception and religious gullibility, this paper argues that Lucius' relationship to the gods via his dreams reveals an unphilosophical attitude and a lack of insight.