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What is the difference between Parody and Satire?

Asked by Demi , Last updated: Jul 16, 2020

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Anthony Paul Bonadio

Anthony Paul Bonadio

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Anthony Paul Bonadio
Anthony Paul Bonadio, Teacher, MCA, PhD, Toledo

Answered Jul 12, 2020

A parody is a literary work in which laughter and fun are given to the readers or audiences by mimicking in such a way that people find it humorous or amusing. Popular films of the long ago are recreated with a dash of comic relief. One of the best examples of parodies is Saturday Night Live, which has been on television for decades, and it has been entertaining people with the comedian’s impressions of Presidents, actors and actresses, and other famous people.

A parody is a literary work in which laughter and fun are given to the readers or audiences by
A parody has no ulterior motive except to make people laugh.On the other hand, satires are a little bit different from the parody in the sense that the express intent of the satire is to provide a specific message to the audience, which makes them think about what is being said as it pertains to society. Unfortunately, satire is a very sophisticated form of entertainment, and not everyone can understand.

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