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The House on the Border By Aziz Nesin Page 83 -91
Aziz Nesin • Not his real name (pseudonym) pen name and used many different names • Mehmet Nusret Nesin January 2, 1916 – July 5, 1995 • Jailed several times because of his political views • Political activist
Origin • Turkey
Aziz Nesin • Educated by government and punished by government unjustly • Reacts to government using satire • Unfair situations can cause people to laugh/be become angry • Relationships between a renter and a thief
Turkey • Dangerous to write about government • Doesn’t use names of characters or setting • Does not indicate he’s criticizing country • Keeps author safe from government • Not the same freedoms in America
Has there ever been a situation in your life that made you so angry that you just had to laugh? I locked my keys in my car while still running (accidently hit the lock on the door), and an officer had to open it for me.
Government Jargon • Precinct: a district of a city marked for police administration • Jurisdiction: the territory over which authority is exercised • Chief: leader of police administration • Gendarmerie: collect group of gendarme • Commandant: lead police officer • Sue: to instititute legal proceedings for restitution for an action or injustice of rights • Authorities: legal power to enforce the law/government
Story • Turkish family comes face-to-face with the bureaucracy(system of government) of the local police department
Satire • Written form of ridicule blended with humor • The point of satire is to improve the person or institution being ridiculed • How is the author using satire to criticize…. Think about it as you read.
Satire • Closely related to irony (uses irony)purpose is to criticize a person/organization/institution indirectly (involves humor) • Shows the opposite view as absurd, vicious, inhumane • This persuades the reader to believe or think something