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mock epic

a long, humorous poem written in mock-heroic style. Unabridged
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  • The Dunciad is an instance of the mock-epic utilized for the purposes of satire.

    English Satires Various
Contemporary definitions for mock-epic

a parody of the epic form in poetry, often by treating a minor subject seriously; also called mock heroic's 21st Century Lexicon
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