Dr. Strangelove Or: A Case Study

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In this extended essay I will be evaluating the effectiveness of satire’s ability to communicate a message to the audience using Dr Strangelove Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb’s Anti-War message as a case study. In chapter one I investigate what satire is and how the genre communicates a message through the use of comedic irony. In this chapter
I engage with the evidence of a focus group I conducted to discover how an audience emotionally responds satire. I analyse if the use of satire semantically alters Dr Strangelove and how the message would have differed if it remained the Cold War Thriller it initially was. In the second chapter I present the similarities and differences Dr Strangelove has to other AntiWar texts such
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