Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

On Fire For Satire! This project was created Using the fair use guidelines.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "On Fire For Satire! This project was created Using the fair use guidelines."— Presentation transcript:

1

2 On Fire For Satire! This project was created Using the fair use guidelines

3 What Is Satire? An attack on someone or something by making it look RIDICULOUS or worthy of scorn

4 Satire is both HUMOROUS CRITICAL & But also aims to improve HUMANITY.

5 Who makes it fun?

6 We will be studying… George Orwell’s 1984 Alexander Popes’ The Rape of the Lock

7 While You Read Things To Think About WHO or WHAT is being satirized? WHO or WHAT is being satirized? HOW is satire being used? HOW is satire being used? – What method(s)? What is the overall TONE of the satire? What is the overall TONE of the satire?

8 Who / What? Institutions Institutions – Church, Education, Government, Marriage, etc. People People – Celebrities, Politicians, Yourself, etc. Controversial topics Controversial topics – BP Oil Spill, Healthcare Plan, Technology, etc.

9 HOW? There are several popular methods that can be used to create a satire… There are several popular methods that can be used to create a satire… Irony Sarcasm Parody Understatement Overstatement Caricature Analogy Allegory Mock-epic

10 TONE? Horatian Correcting through broad laughter Described as witty, tongue-in-cheek, gentle, optimistic Juvenalian Correcting through mocking ridicule Described as bitter, contemptuous, harsh, sardonic

11 Assignment Think of an example of modern use of satire Think of an example of modern use of satire Bring something in if you can! Bring something in if you can! Write a short summary including the three important aspects of satire that we have discussed in class Write a short summary including the three important aspects of satire that we have discussed in class – This should be one page, double-spaced, 12-pt Times New Roman Be prepared to discuss your classmate’s ideas and findings tomorrow! Be prepared to discuss your classmate’s ideas and findings tomorrow!

12 Bibliography Microsoft Office PowerPoint


Download ppt "On Fire For Satire! This project was created Using the fair use guidelines."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google