How is satire different from simply delivering an overt message? which method is better? What examples from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn support your arguement?

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I would argue that satire is more effective because it allows the reader in some sense to form their own version of the argument rather than having an author simply tell them what to think.  It allows for the use of humor and other methods to advance the argument rather than simply pushing it down a reader's throat so to...

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