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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


Symbolism: a device that uses symbols to represent ideas and emotions.

Names like Cunegonde,Cacambo, Candide seems like just a name however there are meaning that may symbolize their characteristics.


Personification : a device when a thing is represented as a human


Metaphor : a device that expresses by comparing two things, saying that one is another

In chapter 16 the apes seemed to be the human or men that the women loves. This is a metaphor because apes aren't actual humans however in the book they are treated like humans


Simile : a device that compares two unlike things. Often uses words like or as