mock-heroic

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

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

The hero of a mock-heroic poem supposed to have been written by Homer.

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

Probably he had seen girls do this, in mock-heroic fashion, in some London court.

To amuse himself, when professor of rhetoric, he wrote his mock-heroic of the battle of the frogs and mice, "Batrachomyomachia."

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

He was perhaps playing now to cheer May up, for he delivered this in a mock-heroic style, with an absurd gesture.

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

Except in burlesque or mock-heroic styles, dignified subjects should not be likened to what is trifling or low.

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