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satire
used in Sense and Sensibility

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Definition
a way of making fun of people or ideas — often through exaggeration

or:

a skit, essay, play, film or other literary work that uses such humor
  • Because they neither flattered herself nor her children, she could not believe them good-natured; and because they were fond of reading, she fancied them satirical: perhaps without exactly knowing what it was to be satirical; but THAT did not signify.
    Chapter 36 (9% in)
  • Because they neither flattered herself nor her children, she could not believe them good-natured; and because they were fond of reading, she fancied them satirical: perhaps without exactly knowing what it was to be satirical; but THAT did not signify.
    Chapter 36 (10% in)

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