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mock epic

noun
1.
a long, humorous poem written in mock-heroic style.
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  • The Dunciad is an instance of the mock-epic utilized for the purposes of satire.

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Contemporary definitions for mock-epic
noun

a parody of the epic form in poetry, often by treating a minor subject seriously; also called mock heroic

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