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Sample sentences for the GRE study word parody

parody can be used as a verb
parody can be used as a noun

1.the Iliad itself and even, if no such intention to parody wer. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
2.He was there below me, and, upon my word, to look at him was as edifying as seeing a dog in a parody of breeches and a feather hat, walking on his hind-legs. - from Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
3.Every soul aboard stood at the bulwarks or on the seats of the steamer and stared at that distant shape, higher than the trees or church towers inland, and advancing with a leisurely parody of a human stride. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
4.A parody was immediately put in circulation in the galleries of the court-house, in verses that limped a little-. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
5.This idea is suppported by Shelley's poem _Adonais_, and by Byron's parody against the reviewers, beginning, "Who killed John Keats I, says the Quarterly.. - from English Literature by William J. Long
6.We do not need to know French literature before Voltaire in order to feel, although the lurking parody may escape us, that he is poking fun at us and at himself. - from Candide by Voltaire
7.Byron's later volumes, _Manfred_ and _Cain_, the one a curious, and perhaps unconscious, parody of _Faust_, the other of _Paradise Lost_, are his two best known dramatic works. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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