Lessons for Satire

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  • Larger Than Life - … , in Fuentendos, Spain, and was known for his haunting political satire painting and his imaginative portraits, which were dramatic and close … your balcony or porch. Older students locate Goya's political satire and create a contemporary illustration in his style, using their …
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  • Poetry Shopping Spree - … , hyperbole, imagery, irony, metonymy, oxymoron, paradox, parallelism, prolepsis, pun, sarcasm, satire, symbolism, understatement Materials Needed a variety of poems printed on … metaphor metonymy onomatopoeia oxymoron paradox parallelism personification prolepsis pun sarcasm satire simile symbolism understatement Find poems that contain the devices that …
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  • Fractured Fairy Tales - … traditional fairy tales to create "fractured" versions, while experimenting with satire, irony and parody. Background The first two little pigs in … is called a parody. Explain that the humor can be satirical (making fun of the Prince, for example), or ironical (the …
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  • Covering the News - … /20RICH.html) What other publications or broadcasts satire the news? Compare and contrast a satirical source of news with a mainstream publication …
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  • Keeping Time - … , Zionism, torrents, potent, urgency, plight, lashes, tactics, stocky, kibbutz, combative, satire, absurdist, jumbles, desperado, Palestinian, gangsta, incendiary, protege, Lubavitcher, dense, epiphanies … East. 2. Create a poster explaining the literary concept of satire. What is it? For what purposes is it most commonly …
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  • Characters & Caricatures - … , potentially offensive, caricatures have been a popular vehicle for political satire, celebrity lampooning, or cartoon commentary. This lesson will have students … the idea of a caricature related to the notion of satire or burlesque? activities Distinguishing Caricatures Have students discuss the differences …
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  • Mark Twain and Will Rogers - American Originals - … comet's return. A humorist, philosopher, and writer of social satire, Twain was world famous in his lifetime. Influenced by the … both financial and personal, his writings became more critical and satirical, and finally, bitter. Nevertheless, at his death, the obituary in …
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  • Analyzing P.A.P.A. (purpose, audience, persona, argument) - … to them that Swift wrote this as a satirical pamphlet (remind them what satirical means) about the dire poverty that the Irish …
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  • Citizenship: The New Statesman (1987-1992) - … Use_ KS4 Citizenship: The New Statesman (1987-1992) This biting satire can introduce the work of the House of Commons _ … the antithesis of the ideal civic-minded politician. Nevertheless, this satirical sitcom is an excellent way of engaging students before looking …
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  • Writing Funny - … a contradiction between an expression and a state of being -satire: making fun of something, usually a bad habit -metaphor: a … History- Research the history of comedy. Explore various fables, myths, satires, and other forms of humorous expression. Create an illustrated poster …
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