Twain's Satire

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What is the issue Twain is satirizing? In this text Twain is satirizing the advices adults give to their children, and also how to become a better liar to deceive your parents. What techniques does Twain use to create his satire? He uses; parody, understatement, wit, irony and hyperbole. What is the issue McCullough is satirizing? McCullough is satirizing the education, and how everyone is no special. What techniques does McCullough use to create his satire? He is using hyperbole, understatement, and caricature. How effectively do the techniques used communicate Twain’s position? In his text Twain uses hyperbole and wit to exaggerate, using adverbs like beseechingly” and urgingly. He tries to present his argument as a serious but, he

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