All 3 Uses of
Lord of the Flies
- "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 = a humorous, exaggerated imitation of somebody's style
- For a moment or two the forest and all the other dimly appreciated places echoed with the parody of laughter.
p. 143..6parody = 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..8parody = poor imitation
(parody) a humorous, exaggerated imitation of somebody's style
a very poor imitation of somebody's style