The Art of Satire

  • July 13, 2014 · 3:00 PM
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"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."
Read a satirical work. Let your imagination fly! Modern! Classic! Fiction! Play! Poetry! Comics! Surprise us! But be ready to talk about how your work fits the category of satire!

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  • Erik

    Fun!!

    July 14

  • Ashley

    Great conversation and selection of books!

    July 14

  • Karen K.

    Great meeting - as always! :)

    2 · July 14

  • Margaret V.

    I'll be in Italy!!

    2 · May 21

  • Betsy

    Thanks for coming out on this steamy Sunday afternoon, everyone!!! It was great to see you all!!!

    1 · July 13

  • Erik

    Well, he's not coming. I have things to do before I show up, and he can't really wait in the car.

    July 13

  • Erik

    As stated previously, I'd like to bring a Certain Someone to this meeting, but only if we sit outside. And the sun isn't beating down. Which I think will probably be happening, unfortunately. I will mention if I'm bringing this individual closer to the time.

    July 12

  • Betsy

    Looking forward to seeing everyone this coming Sunday!!!

    1 · July 8

  • Erik

    Does "A Confederacy of Dunces" count as satire?

    June 16

    • Betsy

      First, we're not really picky about meeting the code of a genre, but second, I was curious and looked it up and someone has actually called that book a "reverse satire!" Interesting! Read it and tell us why it is reverse!!!

      June 16

    • Erik

      Hopefully I can make it this time.

      June 17

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