Last weekend, one of our favorite, the most prolific, no-nonsense and happy-go-lucky writers, CV would be hosting a session. CV writes subtle, simple stories much reflecting the person he is. Over a lot of time and a lot of coffee, we finally got CV to host a session.
CV spun the session on Satires. As popular as they’re in the current world, writing a Satire was just as difficult.
Take any real-time news incident of the current day world. Spin a satirical monologue or a sarcastic news article on the same.
If you have watched John Oliver rant about real-time current affairs, that’s pretty much all the homework you need for this exercise.Websites like thefakingnews, unrealtimes are exemplaries in this department. A feature of
A feature of satire is strong irony or sarcasm—”in satire, irony is militant”—but parody, burlesque, exaggeration, juxtaposition, comparison, analogy, and double entendre are all frequently used insatirical speech and writing.
By the end of the day, we were left in chuckles and laughter on each story/write up. The writers, the discussion, the rain and the time made it all worth the while. Kudos to CV for a great session!