We began the day by taking some notes on the elements of satire as well as the historical influences that help us understand how satire can be classified. We then read a sample Onion piece and answered some questions concerning the issues the article addressed, the message itself and its effectiveness. After, we watched some sample videos from the Onion as well as a satiric critique of burlesque/insult comedy from Key and Peele.
Here’s the unit calendar.
Remember, your 1-page response paper is due Thursday morning by 7:40 a.m. to turnitin.com.