Description: Using ridicule or irony to attack or expose folly or vice.
Claim: Satirical delineation of persons, offices and institutions is based on shrewd observation. With such a core of truth satire helps to focus on absurdities and evils in human life and create a demand for improvement of conditions.
Counter Claim: Satire unrealistically expects that the perpetrators of the folly or vice will change because of awareness of or embarrassment about it.
Type Classification: D: Detailed strategies