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Sample sentences for the GRE study word burlesque

burlesque can be used as a adj
burlesque can be used as a verb
burlesque can be used as a noun

1.suppose a work of mere burlesque to be the primary effort o. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
2.Of tricks _or_ of magpies and of burlesque poems _or_ of starlings. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
3.The popular ridicule of Puritanism in burlesque and doggerel is best exemplified in Butler's _Hudibras_. - from English Literature by William J. Long
4.A few odd lines are given here to show the character of the work, and to introduce the reader to the best known burlesque in our languag. - from English Literature by William J. Long
5.There the burlesque ends the hero takes to the open road, and Fielding forgets all about Pamela in telling the adventures of Joseph and his companion, Parson Adams. - from English Literature by William J. Long
6.Of all this burlesque and doggerel the most famous is Butler's _Hudibras_, a work to which we can trace many of the prejudices that still prevail against Puritanism. - from English Literature by William J. Long
7.Fielding's first novel, _Joseph Andrews_ , was inspired by the success of _Pamela_, and began as a burlesque of the false sentimentality and the conventional virtues of Richardson's heroine. - from English Literature by William J. Long
8.In his early life he wrote poems and dramas, under the influence of Byron but his first notable work, _Pelham_ , one of the best of his novels, was a kind of burlesque on the Byronic type of gentleman. - from English Literature by William J. Long
9.You have burlesqued my person, grossly betrayed my confidence, and misused my hospitality. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various

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