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    song, they favor the artist. Weird Al Yankovic was born in October, 1959 in California, and still lives there. Weird Al Yankovic created song parodies while finding humor to innovate ways to accomplish creating a world of laughter. The parodies were hilarious and stayed on one topic, and that is what made his songs so great. Weird Al Yankovic created parodies of popular songs and brought them to his audiences. He was inspired by Dr. Demento from the Dr. Demento Show. His first song was a song called

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    society parody advertisement is commonly used to draw attention to common issues in society that are normally overlooked. The first type of parody advertisements were caricatures. In history caricatures were used to prove a point in politics. Today most parody advertisements express views on alcohol, drugs, and other common issues that people struggle with to “fit-in” with society. A few examples of parody advertisements are Absolute on Ice, Barcode Escape, and Feed Me Spoof. These parody advertisements

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    Brittany Bardo Prof. Guntram Werther Integrative Business Applications 3/19/15 Critical Analysis #3: The Internet Should Have Killed Weird Al If you examine the pop charts from 30 years ago, it is hard to identify many artists who’ve managed to stay relevant into today’s generation. Weird Al, is one artist that has been active in the music industry since the mid 1970’s and has been able to keep up with the times way before the dawn of social media, online media, and vlogging. For his most

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    focuses on subsequent parodies of “Peter Bell” in order to expose how the parodies mock Wordsworth’s use of genre, poetic diction, and subject matter. Despite this harsh criticism, Bates suggests that the parodies renew our perspective and distance us from the first reading of Wordsworth’s “Peter Bell.” This distance prohibits the reader from fully conceptualizing the significance of “Peter Bell” and undermines Wordsworth’s abilities as a writer. John Hamilton Reynolds’ parody entitled “Peter Bell:

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    negotiated, and oppositional, each of which depends on the ideological, political, and social position of the interpreter, as well as their experiences, making them, according to Newcomb and Hirsch cultural interpreters, or cultural bricoleur. As a parody, a genre

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    rhetorical function of the parody? Concept #1= Satire Concept #2= Ideology Concept #3= Irony Before going into detail on what each concept means and what relationship it has in us understanding the rhetorical fundamental of parody, it would be nice to know what Parody is and where it originated. Originally, parodies appeared in Ancient Greek literature, and consisted of poems that imitated in a disrespectful manner the contents, and forms proposed by other poems. Parodies are fed of elements taken

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    student proficient in western literature. Nonetheless, the themes and archetypes of these works known as epics are so well-known, that they are even parodied, take completely out of context, and pasted on the wall for laughs. One of the most recognized parodies of this kind would be Alexander Pope’s The Rape of the Lock. The Rape of the Lock is a story about taking a minor incident and satirizing it by making it into a huge and important epic of divine proportions. One might think of the phrase “a tempest

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    episode, such as “Catalina Breeze”, a blatant parody of “California Dreamin” by The Mamas and Papas. As such, the episode parodies this entire genre and era of rock n’ roll. Furthermore, the episode derives meaning from the intertextual roles of the show’s creators and stars Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, and Seth Meyers, who have prominent careers in contemporary television. Each of these men starred together on Saturday Night Live, a show built on parody and intertextual humor. Thus, audiences, if they

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    authored. In it, she took the opportunity to poke fun at, and break the rules of, the very formula of the detective, that she helped make popular. One might say that Crooked House parodies the detective novel, and it is in that spirit, that the Doctor Who episode “adapts” the novel. “The Unicorn and the Wasp” is definitely a parody of the murder mystery form. Agatha Christie novels in particular are the focus of its many silly allusions, so it is not surprise that an analogy to Crooked House is formed.

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    “A Streetcar Named Desire” by Tennessee Williams “Stella has embraced him with both arms, fiercely, and full in the view of Blanche. He laughs and clasps her head to him. Over her head he grins through the curtains at Blanche.” (Williams 73) A Streetcar Named Desire written by Tennessee Williams exemplifies the theme of a struggle to attain happiness. The play not only portrays this theme in its characters and setting, but through the literary devices of Foil, Imagery, and Intertextuality. Williams

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    Origins Of Parody

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    i. Origins of Parody Parody originated from Greece, comprising two terms ‘para (close to) and oˆdieˆ (singing)’ (Jean, 2011, pp. 19). The term first emerged and was used by Aristotle. He defined works ‘by genre, by mode (dramatic and narrative), and by level (vulgar and superior or noble)’ (Jean, 2011, pp. 19). In his typology, parody is in the field of narrative and vulgar, yet a clear description of parody was not depicted in his literature. Later, parody has no longer been confined in the form

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    Deadpool Parody

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    Fans who were able to see the last teasing credit scene at the end of the movie “Deadpool” were treated to a funny parody. It was a gag gig that promised to bring to the screens a bigger sequel. “Deadpool 2” is coming. Marvel Comics is bringing Cable in “Deadpool 2.” Cable is a huge chunk of muscle with a bionic arm and a glowing eye. He’s also a time traveler set to kill. He is the son of Scott Summers (Cyclops) and a clone of Jean Grey. He was meant to defeat Apocalypse. In the comic books, Deadpool

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    Parody In The Outsiders

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    The Government is the butt of many jokes. Every week there is a new parody of what is going on. It has gotten to the point where even books have insight on the government. In the Outsiders by S.E Hinton there are two different classes of people feuding and the subject of self-defense. These two classes can be represented as the Democrats vs Republican. In the book the Socs are the republicans and the greasers are the democrats. The Democrats were the first established party out of the two, starting

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    Ernest Hemingway Parody

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    A Clean, Well-Lighted Place is my favorite Hemingway story, so I wrote a parody mocking Hemingway’s masterful dialogue in the piece and other Hemingway characteristics. I took a careful look at the story and remembered a quote by Hemingway describing his writing process at a café in France. The quote reads “It was a pleasant cafe, warm and clean and friendly, and I hung up my old water-proof on the coat rack to dry and put my worn and weathered felt hat on the rack above the bench and ordered a cafe

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    example of science fiction and parody being used in a creative and effective manner. By looking at this show it is easy to see how this mixed genre of sci-fi parody can be utilized in different ways. The show follows the main character Fry who gets frozen and wakes up a thousand years in the future in the year 3000. This show incorporates a lot of science fiction it has things like aliens, space travel, robots, etc. It also critiques modern society a lot with the use of parody. This is clear in the episode

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    Aaron Mendoza Farmer ENGL 1301 12/01/14 On the Topic of Religion(A Focus on Pastafarians) rough draft "Hello, madam, have you accepted our lord and savior, The Flying Spaghetti Monster, into your life?" the man says, a colander on his head, with a vaguely pirate-esque accent. Another annoying pastalatizer arrived at your door. What do you say? Ignore him or hear him out? Is this man insane, or does he simply see you as someone to prank? Is this a game? Well, you 're answer could be any of the above

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    work is called a parody. Parodies primarily come in the form of music, books, pictures, and movies. Even though parodies are made to be funny, it still retains some of its formal elements. The work of art either has to be famously well known or widely open for a pun. The main objective in a parody is to imitate or make fun of it in some type of way. In today society parodies enclose us from every angle. A Greek writer, Hegemony of Thasos, was one of the first creators of parodies. During the Peloponnesian

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    Victoria's Secret Parody

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    The study is only supported by four parodies associated with the US lingerie brand, Victoria’s Secret, with limited participants. It is likely that taking another parodies into investigation would generate a different series of descriptions and perceptions. In order to conduct an exhaustive experimental research, it should encompass enough parody examples about several kinds of brands and organizations. Furthermore, the image that is included in the investigation should be examined before doing the

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    The following parody is based on almost a totally true story. The whole story takes place 25 years ago at Needham High School in room 201. The bell rings at 7:45am for the start of class. The tenth grade history class taught by Mr. Johnson and on that Friday morning there is a history test on the French and Indian War. No one in the class studies for the test, but the tests are impossible hard. Because everyone in the class cheats, they get near perfect grades every week. Every week the students

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    sporty. I am not familiar with this certain music, but I would like to learn more about it. Combining Beethoven and his music with an athletic event makes me more curious to learn about this genre of music. My thoughts on including this kind of parody into classical music can attract a wider variety of audiences. In today's culture, classical music is not as prevalent in the world like sports. Bringing these two things together makes this genre more noticeable to the people that are not involved

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