But their ludic, parodic prankishness
lightens the mood of the mentor-disciple confrontation, thus in part Bakhtinizing Bloom.
He used his demonic connections to amuse himself by playing trivial tricks, but all of this playful, even childish prankishness
seemed only to endear him to his followers.
With Breaking the Waves, the visuals were deemphasized and the story line forefronted, but the director's moody prankishness
remained in full operation.
revels in ``outrageous'' prankishness
that is actually pretty pale in comparison to his '70s trash masterpieces ``Pink Flamingos,'' ``Female Trouble'' and ``Desperate Living.
The happy prankishness
and twisted humor of the Addams clan will see some changes in "Addams Family Values" with the addition of an opportunistic nanny, baby Pubert, and Wednesday's first boyfriend.