Why is satire used in political cartoons?
Similarly, it is asked, how is satire used in politics?
Political satire is satire that specializes in gaining entertainment from politics; it has also been used with subversive intent where political speech and dissent are forbidden by a regime, as a method of advancing political arguments where such arguments are expressly forbidden.
Secondly, why do cartoons make good satire? The reason why cartoons are such great satire is that they still straddle the line between idealism and reality but they're far more adaptable in terms of how they're used to provide said satire. A good accounting of satire in live-action would be Married… With Children.
Moreover, why do people make political cartoons?
Political cartoons can be very funny, especially if you understand the issue that they're commenting on. Their main purpose, though, is not to amuse you but to persuade you. A good political cartoon makes you think about current events, but it also tries to sway your opinion toward the cartoonist's point of view.
Which work is an example of a satire?
It is meant to poke fun at a person or situation in an entertaining way. Gulliver's Travels, written in the eighteenth century by Jonathan Swift, is an example of Horatian satire in literature. The work is a spoof of the kind of travelogues that were common at that time.