Presentation on theme: "By: Miller Gladding. Satire noun: satire 1. Definition-the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or."— Presentation transcript:
Satire noun: satire 1. Definition-the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. Synonyms :mockery, ridicule, derision, scorn, caricaturemockeryridiculederisionscorncaricature Origin: 1500–10; < Latin satira, variant of satura medley, perhaps feminine derivative of satur sated (see saturate)saturate
Consonance con·so nance / ˈ k ɒ ns ə n ə ns/ Show Spelled [kon-suh-nuhns] Show IPA noun 1. accord or agreement. 2. correspondence of sounds; harmony of sounds. 3. Music. a simultaneous combination of tones conventionally accepted as being in a state of repose. Compare dissonance ( def 2 ). See illus. under resolution.dissonanceresolution 4. Prosody. a. the correspondence of consonants, especially those at the end of a word, in a passage of prose or verse. Compare alliteration ( def 1 ).consonantswordalliteration b. the use of the repetition of consonants or consonant patterns as a rhyming device.consonantsconsonantrhyming 5. Physics. the property of two sounds the frequencies of which have a ratio equal to a small whole numberwhich
Consonance Continued Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English (< Anglo-French ) < Latin consonantia concord. See consonant, -anceconsonant-ance Related forms non·con·so·nance, noun Synonyms 1. concord, harmony, correspondence. Antonyms 1. dissonance.