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Being There: a Satire

Summary: Satire is commonly used in the film, "Being There," by Jerzey Kosinski. This essay points out how satire is used and to what point it makes in the overall story.
"Satire should, like a polished razor keen, wound with a touch that's scarcely felt or seen. Thine is an oyster knife, that hacks and hews; The rage but not the talent to abuse." The satire of which Lady Mary Montagu speaks of is clearly evident on many levels in the film, Being There, by Jerzey Kosinski. The sheer amount of satire in the film is incredible, however, there are three major points in the film that the director is consistently trying to get across to the viewer. The first is of the influence of the media, where simple characters can be transformed into famous stars in flash. Also, Kosinski seems to be trying to point out the idea of the wealth of rich people contrasted in front of poorer people, and exactly how large that contrast is. Lastly the director satirizes TV-watching in general, and how TV is...

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