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a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one.
a central character in a story, movie, or drama who lacks conventional heroic attributes.
a picture, description, or imitation of a person or thing in which certain striking characteristics are exaggerated in order to create a comic or grotesque effect.
the expression of ones meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for numerous of emphatic effect
an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian or environmentally degraded one.
a mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing.
a short story, typically with animals as characters, conveying a moral.
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
a community, place, or situation regarded as encapsulating in miniature the characteristic qualities or features of something much larger.
an imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or genre with deliberate exaggeration for comic effect.
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.
irony involving a situation in which actions have an effect that is opposite from what was intended, so that the outcome is contrary to what was expected.
when words express something contrary to truth or someone says the opposite of what they really feel or mean
an imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect
the practice or principle of giving a group priority over each individual in it.
compliance with standards, rules, or laws.
the process of depriving a person or group of positive human qualities.
a carving, typically a bust or a full-length figure, set at the prow of an old-fashioned sailing ship.
the belief that all events are predetermined and therefore inevitable
the action of manipulating something in a skillful manner
The official language of Oceania.
a small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution.
authorized or generally accepted theory, doctrine, or practice
prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or control
information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view.
a person who is blamed for the wrongdoings, mistakes, or faults of others, especially for reasons of expediency.
close observation, especially of a suspected spy or criminal.
a system of government that is centralized and dictatorial and requires complete subservience to the state.
when an ad says that everyone else is doing something to inspire you to do it
desire to be strong, popular, beautiful or intelligent an appeal to our desire for fancy things
emotional appeal that has advantage of people fears to create support for a product or cell
using words that sound good but don't have a definite meaning
using words that have strong emotions
A method of propaganda that is an attempt to turn people against and opponent or an idea by using unpleasant labels or descriptions for that person or idea
used a popular figure to promote a case
advertisement that appeals by insisting that they are just like you
to simplify a complex situation by presenting one specific group or person as an enemy
Using tests, stats, and fake scientific sounding jargon to lend credibility to something
ways to simplify the issues down to simplify catchy words and phrases that stick in peoples mind
enthusiastic or energetic statement presented as a fact although it is not necessarily true
traits and characteristics of the dystonia genre
futuristic, imagined universe in which oppressive societal control and the illusion of a perfect society
traits of the fable genre
intended to provide a moral lesson at the end of the story, can feature animals who are in conflict with each other
techniques associated with the satire genre
parody, exaggeration, sarcasm, irony, humor, and ridicule
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