Satire Quiz

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Terms in this set (9)
Satire
A piece of literature or art that holds up to ridicule the short coming of human nature, often with the hope of instigating change
Tone of satire ?
Sarcastic
Jargon
Language Specific to a field of work or study
Travesty
A ridiculously inappropriate or unsuccessful version of something
Invective
Abusive or Violent language used to attack somebody
Caricature
A drawing, description, or performance that exaggerates somebody's or something's characteristics for humorous or satirical effect
Burlesque
The mocking of a serious matter or style by imitating it in an incongruous illogical or unusual way
Parody
A piece of writing or music that deliberately copies another work in comic or satirical way
Farce
A ridiculous situation in which everything goes wrong or becomes a SHAM