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parody
used in The Bluest Eye

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Definition
imitation of somebody's style in a humorous way

or:

a very poor imitation of somebody's style
  • She, like a good Victorian parody, learned from her husband all that was worth learning—to separate herself in body, mind, and spirit from all that suggested Africa; to cultivate the habits, tastes, preferences that her absent father-in-law and foolish mother-in-law would have approved.
    4 — Spring (81% in)

There are no more uses of "parody" in The Bluest Eye.

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