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Literary Devices used in Satire by Mind Map: Literary Devices used in Satire
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Literary Devices used in Satire

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Irony

Example 1: Chapter 16, pg.40 When the monkeys that seemed to be a danger to the girls turn out to be their lovers

Example 2: Chapter 15, pg.38 When Candide suddenly ends up killing Cunégonde's brother when everything seemed to go so well (happy to see each other, crying tears of joy...etc.)

own definition: when something happens in the story, and it is not what the reader/audience has expected

Hyperbole

Example 1: Chapter 11, pg.25 In the old woman's story, she says that one of her robes was worth more than all the assembled magnificence of Westphalia.

Example 2:

own definition: when the author uses too much expression, when he/she exaggerates something that does not have to be

Parody

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own definition: an imitation of style of another writer

Allusion

Example 1: Chapter 15, pg.38 In the last paragraph, there is a sentence where the readers are told that Cacambo has seen worse in his time.

Example 2: Chapter 16, pg.41 In the third paragraph, Cacambo starts to talk in the Oreillon language, or also known as 'gibberish'.

own definition: a thought provoking thing that makes the readers/audience think about something, but the text has not explained it explicitly

Oxymoron

Example 1: Chapter 19, pg.51 The second sentence tells the readers that Candide thought he owned more treasure than Asia, Europe and Africa combined together.

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own definition: when the author uses opposites (pretty and ugly) to satirize something

Understatement

Example 1: Chapter 16, pg.40 When Cacambo explains to Candide that the apes that Candide has just killed had been the girls' lovers

Example 2: Chapter 15, pg.38 When Cunégonde's brother has died.

own definition: when something in particular is described with less explanation, detail or expressions