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.