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parody
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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

or:

a very poor imitation of somebody's style
  • Djali reared himself on his hind legs, and began to bleat, marching along with so much dainty gravity, that the entire circle of spectators burst into a laugh at this parody of the interested devoutness of the captain of pistoliers.
    1.2.3 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 3 — Kisses for Blows (33% in)
  • It was easy to see, from their parodied gestures, their ringing laughter, the bantering appeals which they exchanged with their comrades, from one end of the hall to the other, that these young clerks did not share the weariness and fatigue of the rest of the spectators, and that they understood very well the art of extracting, for their own private diversion from that which they had under their eyes, a spectacle which made them await the other with patience.
    1.1.1 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 1 — The Grand Hall (52% in)
  • It takes Saint-Peter in Rome, copies it and parodies it.
    1.5.2 — Vol 1 Bk 5 Chpt 2 — This Will Kill That (72% in)

There are no more uses of "parody" in The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

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