Example sentences for: parodies

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

  • South Park abounds in screamingly campy parodies, from the opening ensemble to Terrance and Phillip's peppy rap duet "Shut Your Fucking Face, Uncle-Fucker" to the principal's exhortation to substitute "bum," "poo," and the phlegmatic "M'kay" for, respectively, "ass," "shit," and "fuck" while leading a Busby Berkeley-ish dance line.

  • 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.

  • !) and lame parodies of Xena: Warrior Princess , Rambo ("Roseambo," the episode was titled), and I Dream of Jeannie . TV husband John Goodman, who'd grown sick of the show and Roseanne, was all but written out of the plot.

  • 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).

  • The German critic Hans Magnus Enzensberger has written of how Grass ranges with masterly skill from high-flown parodies of Catholic litany to the impersonal tone of case histories to slang to dialect and so on.

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