11th Grade Satire: Homeschool Assignment

Instructor: Megan Sarkisian
This assignment tasks students with finding an example of satire or parody and examining the writer's use of satirical or parodic features to mock and create comic effect. Students argue whether or not the writer's use of such features is effective, supporting their assertions in a short essay.

Assignment Instructions for Students

Find an example of satirical writing or parody in literarure. Find examples of how the writer has used features of satire or parody as well as a range of other literary devices to mock and create comic effect. Do you think this was effective? Write a short (500-600 word) essay analyzing the piece of writing and explaining your response to it.

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