Menippean satireMe·nip·pean satire
The definition of a Menippean satire is a form of storytelling that uses a narrative and dialogues showing different points of view.
An example of a Menippean satire is Voltaire's Candide.
a form of satire that is indirect and nonrealistic in approach and that consists typically of a loosely organized narrative incorporating a series of dialogues between representatives of various points of view
Origin of Menippean satireafter Menippus (3d circa ), Classical Greek philosopher