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But that points up the main problem with satire: To really enjoy it, an audience has to know a good deal about what's being satirized.
A collection of 84 prints (Caprices, 1799) satirized the clergy, the nobility, and society's foibles and vices, not the least of them superstition, ignorance, and fear.
What no one seemed to notice was how this film satirized our own addiction to video entertainment.
So familiar is the flight of art-worlders from the taint of elitisms past that John Waters has already satirized it.
Sewster" who took such "Exception" to a play in October 1633 that Herbert atypically held up performances until the company had satisfied Sewster he was not being personally satirized (181-82).
By terming them light infantry soldiers (les voltigeurs) the author capsulizes both their relatively modest status and the active role which distinguished them from the ronds de cuir, the presumably do-nothing, office-bound bureaucrats satirized by contemporaries.
The 528-page tome, which spiraled instantly to the top of the best-seller list, has been trumpeted on the front page of The New York Times; satirized by Garry Trudeau; criticized on the covers of both Time and Newsweek; disputed by People; and rehashed on every major and minor talk show in the country.
That Dracula is played by an Asian dancer, Zhang Wei-Qiang, and that CindyMarie Small's Mina Murray demands evidence of arousal as proof of Jonathon Harker's (Johnny Wright) love, makes it all the more evident that white-guy hysteria is being satirized every graceful, robust step of the way.
His 1995 comedy Canadian Bacon lampooned America's hawkish foreign policy, and his two TV series (TV Nation and The Awful Truth) satirized the media while blasting hypocrisy and bureaucracy in politics, business, and religion.
He provides a wealth of interesting facts that enable us to see how Erasmus had to be disturbed by priestly behavior and at the same time could engage in some pious practices he had satirized.
Whereas Jonathan Swift satirized Lilliput from the point of view of Gulliver (i.