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Synonyms for parody

Synonyms for parody

a usually amusing caricature of another

a false, derisive, or impudent imitation of something

to copy (the manner or expression of another), especially in an exaggerated or mocking way

Synonyms for parody

a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

humorous or satirical mimicry

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make a spoof of or make fun of

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make a parody of

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Katz was fundamentally a parodist and parody has an important place in Jewish sampling, including the work of Buchanan and Goodman, and Beck, but it is debateable whether Katz could be described as a sampler.
Bates shows how these paratexts engaged in public contestation and dialogue with the writing of various critics, reviewers, and parodists, as "poetry and parody, verse and prose, writers and reviewers, redefine[d] one another" in an ongoing dialectic of framing and refraining (76).
As creators of language, lovers of word-play, stylists, parodists, and artists of intertextuality who imbibed the European literary "heritage," digested it, and subjected it to a violent metabolism, Pushkin and Nabokov seem to have contributed to this metamorphosis of literature--indeed, it is as though this metamorphosis takes place within their work.
Similar to the limits placed on parodists, who cannot take more
As Rose puts it, "by incorporating parts of the target text into the parody, parodists can both ensure the closeness to a target necessary for an accurate firing of their critical arrows and preserve the essential features of the target which will make the parody outlive the demise of the parodied work's readership" (52-53)--a quality of "something serious or sacred in the originals," as Hazlitt puts it.
With its lush vocabulary, unwarranted portentousness, and seemingly condescending attitudes, "The Lagoon" has delighted parodists as much as it has distressed academic critics.
In doing so, it helped establish the Internet as a heckler's medium, a venue for debunkers, fact checkers, skeptics, cynics, parodists.
Yet as the leading parodists of the twentieth century, Borges and Joyce transgress the taxonomical logic that prevails in the supposedly all-inclusive, ordered catalogues in an attempt to underline, among other things, their inadequate claim for completion.
Trademark law goes further yet, allowing a broad range of uses of valid trademarks by news organizations as well as competitors (comparative advertising) and parodists.
It is perhaps no accident that so many of the recent cases in which satirists, parodists, and appropriationists have been sued for copyright infringement involve characters and creations that have become permanent fixtures of our public culture.
Although it is true that some parodists do manage to obtain licenses for their works, see supra note 35 (discussing Weird Al Yankovic), it is not a good idea to give copyright owners such control.
60) The Court found that there was no evidence that a potential rap market was harmed by 2 Live Crew's parody, and therefore the fourth factor weighed in favor of the parodists.
As readers we are not directed to any specific original, but we know exactly the sort of thing the parodists had in mind.
Their eleven essays discuss satire of British consumer culture, satiric attacks upon the Della Cruscans, satire of interracial and especially black female sexuality, William Wordsworth's treatment at the hands of critics and parodists, correction and self-correction in Jane Austen, children's chapbook verse about bugs, the sympathetic verse satire of Jane Taylor, Intercepted Letters (1813) and The Fudge Family in Paris (1818), the jujitsu tactics of "hacker satire," an American barber's verse advertisements, and pantomime.
If that isn't enough to satisfy pop culture parodists, there's always "The One-Man Star Wars Trilogy" at Lamb's Theater.