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an extended narrative in which characters, events, and settings represent abstract qualities and in which the writer intends a second meaning to be read beneath the surface of the story;. Examples: , Orwell's Animal Farm (Russian Revolution), and Arthur Miller's Crucible ("Red Scare")
Writing that ridicules or makes fun of people's mistakes, shortcomings, or weaknesses. Satire is often used to raise questions about social change, a current trend, or political descisions. Satire employs irony.
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