You vaguely remember the satirical novels your English teachers compelled you to read.
Some stand out more than others — either because they were more fun to read or because their dark humor has clung to your consciousness ever since.
As you’ll see in the examples of satire listed in this post, most everyone who attended a school can point to a few reasons why the word “satire” gives them mixed feelings.
But what is satire, exactly? And how can you use it to your advantage?