What Is Satire Comedy?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 10, 2020 4:57:37 AM ET
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Satire is commonly defined as a literary genre in which comedic forms, as well as ridicule and exaggeration, are used to focus on human weakness and societal problems. Comedic satire also appears in film, poetry and television.

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