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FABLES AND SATIRES Animal Farm Intro. ANIMAL FARM  Animal Farm by George Orwell fits into several genres of writing. He wrote it as a… Fable Political.

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1 FABLES AND SATIRES Animal Farm Intro

2 ANIMAL FARM  Animal Farm by George Orwell fits into several genres of writing. He wrote it as a… Fable Political Satire Allegory

3 FABLE  A short tale that is passed on by word of mouth that has animal characters with human qualities and teaches the reader/listener a moral and/or lesson. Reveals general truths about human nature. Reader/listener learns the lesson as an exemplum, an example of what one should or should not do.

4  A manner of writing that mixed a critical attitude with wit and humor in an effort to improve mankind and human institutions.  The writer tries to make the reader have a negative opinion about someone by making them seem ridiculous or foolish. SATIRE  Techniques of Satire: 1.Exaggeration: to enlarge, increase, or represent something beyond normal bounds so that it becomes ridiculous and its faults can be seen. 2.Parody: to imitate the techniques and/or style of some person, place, or thing. 3.Ridicule: language or behavior intended to mock and humiliate. 4.Reversal: To present the opposite of the normal order (e.g., the order of events, hierarchical order)

5 TechniqueExample Exaggeration Parody Ridicule Reversal WHITE AND NERDY 


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