Example sentences for: parodic

How can you use “parodic” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It's a cute joke, but the cockiness and special pleading remind us how things have changed: In 1957, the Sharks' and Jets' cool was parodic and laughable; in the '96 version, these gangs are cool for real.

  • Dung has a whole new meaning in the context of the sardonic primitivism, the parodic putti-cum-naked-models, the way the entire picture functions both as an homage to and an ironic commentary on the Western cult of the Madonna and its role in African culture.

  • Swift's “Meditation upon a Broomstick,” for instance, impressed the Countess of Stanford as deeply pious instead of hilariously parodic.

  • It's a parodic campaign song: Dole obviously has never heard of it, any more than he's heard of Tupac Shakur or those other gangsta rappers his advisers periodically call on him to denounce.

  • Herb Kutchins and Stuart Kirk, professors of social work and social welfare respectively, have, in their second joint effort, Making Us Crazy (their first was called The Selling of DSM ), combined the paranoid and the snooty modes of critique to produce a book about the DSM that's more reproving than suspicious, and more earnest than parodic.


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