Illustrating & Describing A Problem

Invective

Opening

For homework, you came up with some of Juvenal’s harshest examples of how parents set a bad example for their children. Share with the class the examples of invective you wrote about.

The harshest form of satire is sometimes referred to as Juvenalian satire .

  • Why do you think this is so?
  • How is tone relevant in distinguishing between different satires?