Satire vs Aristophanean - What's the difference?

satire | aristophanean |


As a noun satire

is .

As an adjective aristophanean is

of or pertaining to (ca 446–ca 386 bc), son of philippus, an acclaimed playwright of ancient athens, or his works, typified by comic satire.

satire

English

(wikipedia satire)

Noun

  • (uncountable) A literary device of writing or art which principally ridicules]] its subject often as an intended means of [[provoke, provoking or preventing change. Humour, irony and exaggeration are often used to aid this.
  • (countable) A satirical work.
  • Derived terms

    * satiric, satirical * satirically * satirist

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    aristophanean

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to (ca. 446–ca. 386 BC), son of Philippus, an acclaimed playwright of ancient Athens, or his works, typified by comic satire.
  • English words suffixed with -an English eponyms