social commentary

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social commentary (countable and uncountable, plural social commentaries)

  1. The expression of one's point of view or feelings towards society, usually through literature.
    Satire is often employed in social commentary.
  2. A work of this kind.
    Nineteen Eighty-Four is the best known of Orwell's social commentaries.
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