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|Ariosto and Wyatt write Horatian satire rather than "Roman" satire (in the sense of |
poems rooted in the city), and they do so ... they repeatedly echo Juvenal's cry
that difficile est saturam non scribere ("It's difficult not to write satire," 1.30).
|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
|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
|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,
|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.
|One important element of the displacement of the personal even in the most |
vituperative of the satires derives from the ... What Juvenal had stated in his "
program" satire - "It is difficult not to write satire" - Oldham finds an image to
embody, thus ...
|conventional manner, Juvenal lets his persona make the same statements in |
Satire 1 as were made in the satires of his predecessors: “It is difficult not to write
satire, for I cannot endure the many vicious scoundrels of this corrupt city. I admit
|But Hall knew the satirical poems of Geoffrey Chaucer and John Skelton, among |
other predecessors, and probably meant that he ... Viciousness and corruption so
dominate Roman life that, for an honest person, 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.