irony is a knife (scalpel) wielded by a surgeon


Irony Vs. Satire

a: irony is a knife (scalpel) wielded by a surgeon ~
b: satire is a knife wielded by a mugger


As knives, irony and satire both inflict pain. Yet the intention of irony is to cut out disease in order to heal; the intention of satire is to threaten, wound, even metaphorically kill.

Writer: dilemma
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Sep 21 2017 10:34 PM

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