Thesaurus / mock-heroic

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Hudibras, a mock-heroic poem, written to ridicule the Puritan and Parliamentarian party.

It is a mock-heroic tale, in dog-Latin, of a country feud on the Fifeshire lands of his old friends the Cunninghams.

The ballads are mock-heroic, parodies of the ballads of chivalry.

In a Little TownRupert Hughes

But in pure comedy, mixed with farce and mock-heroic parody, he belongs to the school of "rare Ben."

The birth of Orlando gives occasion for a mock-heroic passage, in which Pulci is parodied to the letter.

The voice and mock-heroic attitude of the speaker was enough to relieve the general embarrassment with a laugh.

The "Rape of the Lock" is his most successful effort, and is the best of all mock-heroic poems.

Then he went on to speak in a mock-heroic style of the rights of women.

Pope is seen at his best in his satires and epistles, and in the mock-heroic.

Obiter DictaAugustine Birrell

Put into everyday English the whole scheme sounded visionary and mock-heroic.

A Poor Wise ManMary Roberts Rinehart

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