SATIRE

Satire: Satire is the exposure of human vice or folly through rebuke or ridicule.

It can appear in any form or genre, including expository prose, narrative, poetry or visionary writing.

...One of the conventions of satire is the freedom to exaggerate, overstate or oversimplify to make a satiric point.

Ryken, et al., Dictionary of Biblical Imagery (2000), 762.