Let's get the definitions out of the way before we begin to discuss this puzzling topic (at least for me).
According to the website https://literarydevices.net/satire/, their definition of Satire states,
"Satire is a technique employed by writers to expose and criticize foolishness and corruption of an individual or a society by using humor, irony, exaggeration or ridicule. It intends to improve humanity by criticizing its follies and foibles. A writer in a satire uses fictional