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What Is Satire?

satire

noun | sat·ire | (ˈsa-ˌtī(-ə)r)

a way of using humor to show that someone or something is foolish, weak, bad, etc. : humor that shows the weaknesses or bad qualities of a person, government, society, etc.

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Resources & Analysis

"As Presidential Primaries Begin, Late Night TV Boosts Political Satire." All Things Considered, 5 Feb. 2016. 

 

"It's No Laughing Matter: Cartoon Analysis Guide." Library of Congress.

 

“Jon Stewart On Political Satire In A Free And Democratic Society.” RadioFreeEurope, 11 May 2009.

 

Trudeau, Garry. "The Abuse of Satire." The Atlantic, 11 April 2015.

 

Who's Laughing Now? American Political SatirePBS, 2003.

 

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