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  • The Rape of the Lock
    Alexander Pope's "The Rape of the Lock" was published in 1712 in two cantos and enlarged to five cantos in 1714. This, the greatest mock-epic poem in English, takes as its model Boileau's Lutrin...

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  • Satire and Humor
    Satire is often defined as a way of looking at people, societies, and institutions that focuses on the failings of those things in order to correct those failings. Satire can be gentle or harsh,...

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  • Gulliver's Travels
    Swift's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. By Lemuel Gulliver (1726), a satire of eighteenth-century British society and traveler's stories (which were very popular in England), has...

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  • Satire and Humor
    I sense that the use of caricature is evident in the picture. The caricatured notion of a "chick magnet" helps to convey the satire in the picture. The fact that many men think of themselves as...

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  • Satire and Humor
    There is a technique of juxtaposition employed in the slide. On one hand, the image of the very well toned and defined man who has smooth skin is set against the idea of consuming McDonald's food...

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  • Music
    Let's take a well reasoned look at the lyrics of the original and those of the satirizing parody. To start, let's define satire. Satire: The use of exaggerated humor to expose the folly in society...

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  • The Canterbury Tales
    To answer this, it has to be clearly in mind what "the pilgrimage to Canterbury" actually represented and what "a portrait of the nation" actually means. This may be more difficult than it seems....

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  • Satire and Humor
    One key way in which satire was conveyed in the 18th century was through the technique of allegory. This is when events and characters from a work of literature relate directly to a real-life...

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  • Satire and Humor
    The British have always been well-known for their dry sense of humor, often misunderstood by outsiders and found to be offensive. In 18th century Britain, there was a need to move away from bible...

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