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used in Lord of the Flies

3 uses
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imitation of somebody's style in a humorous way


a very poor imitation of somebody's style
  • "Just you wait—" Jack mimicked the whine and scramble. ... Piggy and the parody were so funny that the hunters began to laugh.
    p. 72.2
parody = imitation of somebody's style in a humorous way
  • For a moment or two the forest and all the other dimly appreciated places echoed with the parody of laughter.
    p. 143.6
  • parody = a frightening imitation
  • The tangle of lines showed him the mechanics of this parody; he examined the white nasal bones, the teeth, the colors of corruption.
    p. 146.8
parody = poor imitation
There are no more uses of "parody" in Lord of the Flies.

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