Persuade a reader that satire is a valuable form of literature. Refer to "The Interlopers" and "Mrs. Packletide's Tiger" by Saki and "The Greatest Man in the World" by James Thurber, along with the styles of the writers.

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To persuade a reader that satire is a valuable form of literature, first define what is “valuable” to a reader. It could be an enjoyable reading experience, a lesson from literature that can affect the reader’s own life, or a combination of the two. Satire uses humor to comment on an idea or situation. It lets the reader have a good time and think critically about current events or popular beliefs. It covers both aspects of a “valuable” experience.

When selecting examples from these stories, start with the parts that made you laugh. Explain...

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