Example sentences for: parodies

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

  • She never feels threatened by THEM and she has NEVER, despite what the many parodies say, preached AGAINST a more casual style of entertaining or said her way was the ONLY way.

  • He's the perfect mascot for a have-it-both-ways hip/square disaster epic, which parodies The Right Stuff machismo and wants you to buy into it at the same time (which is true, come to think of it, of The Right Stuff itself).

  • There are also more sophisticated, interlocking parodies, as when grim-faced NORAD radar operators tune in Jerry Springer and find Seth and Dr. Evil in the middle of a show called "My Father Is Evil and Wants To Take Over the World"--a segment that degenerates into bleeping and fisticuffs when the archvillain rushes an indignant Klansman.

  • When he plays, he folds himself intimately over his guitar and silently moves his lips, as if whispering sweet nothings to it; Penn's expression of stewed soulfulness parodies this twerpy egotist and exalts him at the same time.

  • Curiously, if you look at the wonderful anthology of parodies that Dwight Macdonald put together long ago, you will find a burlesque of sociologese by Daniel Bell, called "The Parameters of Social Movements: A Formal Paradigm," which was allegedly a revision of an earlier scheme titled "The Configurative Patterning of Social Movements."


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