Definitions for mock-heroic
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
imitating or burlesquing that which is heroic, as in manner, character, or action.
satirizing the heroic style of literature:
a mock-heroic poem.
a literary work written in mock-heroic style.
Origin of mock-heroic:
a satirical imitation of heroic verse
Mock-heroic, mock-epic or heroi-comic works are typically satires or parodies that mock common Classical stereotypes of heroes and heroic literature. Typically, mock-heroic works to insert the heroic work by either putting a fool in the role of the hero or by exaggerating the heroic qualities to such a point that they become absurd.
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