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(20) Twain's satirization of Colt's legacy is evident in his decision to name one of the fictional families responsible for the proliferation of great violence "Shepherdson."
Bach music to this approach, as Peter Schickele states that there is no hidden agenda behind his satirization of classical music.
Girls reflects Spark's satirization of poetry and disillusionment with literature, her belief that literature to most people has no abiding value.
Of this gallery of ecclesiastical poltroons, of course, Theobald Pontifex is by far the worst, but mainly because he is the protagonist's father and therefore the one most closely examined and satirized (in The Way of All Flesh, description is satirization).
Although the purpose of a Western parody is often to gently satirize the generic conventions of the Western, Western parodies exhibit their own conventions and cliches in that satirization. A representative sample of Western parodies including Go West (1940), Cat Ballou (1965), Blazing Saddles (1974), Rustlers' Rhapsody (1985), and Shanghai Noon (2000) was chosen for study not only for their variety, but for the similarities between the films as well.
The thesis essentially is that the satirization of Borba's philosophy, a parody of Positivism and Social Darwinism, is used to illustrate the hypocrisy and instability of Brazilian society.
In Wolfe's satirization of Conrad's buddy, a man whose every earned dollar goes into a souped-up car with a deafening sound system, we get a searing picture of how the working class has bottomed out.
It is Geertz's functional requirement of "accessibleness" that fits the folktales' strongest criticism and satirization of society.
My project is, on this occasion, to consider how these radical gestures are affected by such categories as race, class, and nationality as they coalesce in Woolf's complex and simultaneous camp exploitation and satirization of orientalism.
[and] Sinclair Lewis-like satirization of a small-town tea party." The film features a drunk en deacon who welcomes Chaplin's tramp character to town, thinking that he is the new minister.
Against a contemporary environment of peace movements and the occasional demythification of the glories of war, Arthur's success in perpetuating the need for quest and battle becomes a satirization of the enduring human penchant for war as well as of any attempt to counteract that inclination.
Thorstein Veblen (1857-1929) is best known for his satirization of consumption in his justly famous The Theory of the Leisure Class (1899).