Taking its name from the Greek philosopher Menippus from the 3rd century BCE, this type of satire is much less aggressive than Juvenalian satire, but notably more judgemental than its Horatian cousin. It’s here where you’ll see sexist views or racist attitudes ridiculed, for example, or pomposity or arrogance (amongst countless other human flaws, more generally). In a nutshell, any.
Satire I: A Justification SatI:1-18 Unbearable Stuff! Must I be a listener forever? Never reply, Tortured so often by throaty Cordus’s Theseus? Must I let this fellow recite his Roman comedies.