Satire in The Caucasian Chalk Circle (by Bertolt Brecht)

Bertolt Brecht uses the play to criticize the society, its various institutions and practices. Satire is commonly used in plays because it has the advantage of criticizing without annoying the subjects and the audience. It achieves this through its use of humour and an indirect approach. The play satirises capitalism, the ruling class, the armed forces, judiciary, social stratification, marriage and religion among other things.
Capitalism is portrayed as the mother of all evils in a society: corruption, greed, murders, wars, inequality etc Capitalism encourages greed in a society. The greedy individuals senselessly look for wealth at the expense of others in the society.

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