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Difference between satire and parody?



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This can be complex, as this explanation suggests:
Satire can be termed as humour and anger combined together. Parody is really meant for mocking and it may or may not incite the society. Parody is just pure entertainment and nothing else. It does not have a direct influence on the society.
While Satire makes a serious point through humour, Parody does not contain any thing serious. Parody is just fun for fun’s sake. Satire can induce the society to think where as parody does not. While satire stands for changing the society, parody only stands for fun and making fun
Read more: Difference Between Parody and Satire | Difference Between | Parody vs Satire 
So if you're looking for fun try the The Oxford Book of Parodies, edited by the late, much lamented, John Gross.

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