Lord of the Flies

by William Golding

Impossible Knife

Laurie Halse Anderson

Satire

In the mood for something funny? Then pick up a satire—but be prepared to squirm a little, too. That’s because the point of satire isn’t just to make you smile ... but to make you think. Here's the 60second Recap® on why satire isn't just a laughing matter.

Check out 60second Recap's complete seven-video mini-series, "Write the greatest essay ever! (Or just an essay that won't put your teacher to sleep)".

Recap Resource also offers a 60second Recap video study guide tutorial, Dictionary of Terms, devoted to won't-waste-your-time explanations of key literary terms--metaphor, symbols, motifs, and more.