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satire
used in A Room of One's Own

3 uses
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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
  • This heat took many forms; it showed itself in satire, in sentiment, in curiosity, in reprobation.
    2 (45% in)
  • Naturally, if that was her habit and that was her delight, she could only expect to be laughed at; and, accordingly, Pope or Gay is said to have satirized her 'as a blue-stocking with an itch for scribbling'.
    4 (12% in)
  • Fear and hatred were almost gone, or traces of them showed only in a slight exaggeration of the joy of freedom, a tendency to the caustic and satirical, rather than to the romantic, in her treatment of the other sex.
    5 (87% in)

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