Satire

Mentor Texts:

  • Wealthy Teen Nearly Experiences Consequences by The Onion Staff – Satire is a genre of literature in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming individuals, corporations, government or society itself, into improvement. As you read the following article, consider how the author uses exaggeration and humor to make a point. Pay special attention to the power of the closing of the article.

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