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Juvenal, Susanna Morton Braund - 1996 - 323 pages
|This volume presents a new commentary on the first book of satires of the Roman satirist Juvenal.|
|That, of course, is what satire is. Juvenal's remark, "It is difficult not to write satire," |
has usually been interpreted as proof of morality being the motivation of the
satirist. Juvenal was writing in the first century A.d., a period when Rome was
Dorothea Wender - 1991 - 146 pages
|D. Junius Juvenalis was probably born at Aqui- num, a town not far from Rome, |
perhaps in about a.d. 60. ... characters of his society and concludes that in such
times the difficulty is not in writing satire it's just about impossible not to write it!
|Chapter. 4. It. Is. Hard. Not. to. Write. Satire. In a World of Vice and Folly The |
context in which Mo Yan writes his novels is perhaps best summarized by Dustin
Griffin's observations on satire: The world has always supplied such an ...
|"Difficult satire is not to be written." I shook my head. She curled her hair behind |
her ears. "Satire is not written difficultly." I shook my head again. "It is satire which
is difficult to write for nobocly." It was such a short sentence, but she still didn't ...
Ruben Quintero - 2008 - 624 pages
|Ultimately, the purpose of satire may be to alleviate a compulsion (or to pretend |
to): what Juvenal refers to when he says difficile est saturam non scribere (''it is
difficult not to write satire''). But no matter what satire may or may not achieve,
|A day on which courts are not open for business, such as Sundays and some |
holidays. ... [difficult]. difficile est saturam non scribere-it is hard not to write satire.
The quotation is from Juvenal and the complete expression is difficile est saturam
Robert Andrews - 1989 - 343 pages
|Salvation 262 Salvation The salvation of the world depends on the men who will |
not take evil good-humouredly, and whose laughter destroys the fool instead of
encouraging him. ... 1925) British novelist, journalist It is difficult not to write satire.
|As Meidl herself notes (53), the ship's captain is named Gilbert Cook, no doubt a |
reference to Captain Iames Cook, who ... it is difficult not to write satire, argues
that it is in fact difficult to write satire in the second half of the twentieth century.
|And it is distinctly modern in its recognition that while the real object of satire must |
be an abstraction, the sin not the ... be difficult for a Juvenal not to write satire,
but it is difficult for anyone to produce a fine example of this, as of any other ...