This novel is an example of the fact that, though less jaunty and more grim than Horatian satire, Juvenalian satire can also incorporate humor. A Clockwork Orange, a novel by Anthony Burgess (and adapted for film by Stanley Kubrick), is a dystopian satire of the possibility of governments using mind-control techniques, and whether they would really have any effect on the population.
Essay Satire: Satire And Satire. Satire Take it or Leave it As an art form, satire has existed since Antiquity. Several Greek playwrights wrote works mocking the conventions of their time. Quintilian famously said that satura, that is a satire in hexameter verses, was a literary genre of wholly Roman origin (satura tota nostra est) (Wikipedia).