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  • 1 ludicrous representation — index ridicule Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 The World as Will and Representation — The title page of the expanded 1844 publication The World as Will and Representation (Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung) is the central work of the German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer. The first edition was published in December 1818,[1] and… …

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  • 3 Burlesque — Bur*lesque , n. 1. Ludicrous representation; exaggerated parody; grotesque satire. [1913 Webster] Burlesque is therefore of two kinds; the first represents mean persons in the accouterments of heroes, the other describes great persons acting and… …

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  • 4 burlesque — I. a. Caricaturing, travestying, parodying, parodical, ridiculing. II. n. Caricature, travesty, parody, farce, ludicrous representation, piece of ridicule. III. v. a. Caricature, travesty, make ludicrous or ridiculous …

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  • 5 ridicule — I noun buffoonery, burlesque, caricature, chaff, contempt, derision, derisiveness, disdain, disparagement, disrespect, game, gibe, jeer, lampoonery, ludicrous representation, mimicry, mockery, pasquinade, raillery, ridiculum, sarcasm, satire,… …

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  • 6 farce — n. 1. Burlesque, caricature, travesty, parody, after piece, low comedy, ludicrous representation. 2. Mere show, ridiculous pageantry, empty parade, utter sham …

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  • 7 caricature — I. n. Travesty, parody, farce, burlesque, ludicrous representation, take off (colloq.). II. v. a. Burlesque, travesty, parody, take off (colloq.) …

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  • 8 mim´er — mime «mym», noun, verb, mimed, mim|ing. –n. 1. a mimic, jester, clown, or buffoon: »Della Scala stood among his courtiers with mimes and buffoons…making him heartily merry (Thomas Carlyle). 2. among the ancient Greeks and Romans: a) a fa …

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  • 9 comedy — comedial /keuh mee dee euhl/, adj. /kom i dee/, n., pl. comedies. 1. a play, movie, etc., of light and humorous character with a happy or cheerful ending; a dramatic work in which the central motif is the triumph over adverse circumstance,… …

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  • 10 Schopenhauer, Arthur — Arthur Schopenhauer Kathleen M.Higgins Despite a recent surge of philosophical interest, Arthur Schopenhauer remains one of the most underappreciated philosophers of modern times. He has arguably had a greater influence on subsequent philosophy… …

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  • 11 Western sculpture — ▪ art Introduction       three dimensional artistic forms produced in what is now Europe and later in non European areas dominated by European culture (such as North America) from the Metal Ages (Europe, history of) to the present.       Like… …

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  • 13 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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  • 14 theatre — /thee euh teuhr, theeeu /, n. theater. * * * I Building or space in which performances are given before an audience. It contains an auditorium and stage. In ancient Greece, where Western theatre began (5th century BC), theatres were constructed… …

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  • 15 caricature — I. noun Etymology: Italian caricatura, literally, act of loading, from caricare to load, from Late Latin carricare Date: 1712 1. exaggeration by means of often ludicrous distortion of parts or characteristics 2. a representation especially in… …

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  • 16 History of aesthetics (pre-20th-century) — This description of the history of aesthetics before the twentieth century is based on an article from the 1911 edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica.Greek SpeculationsAncient Greece supplies us with the first important contributions to… …

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  • 17 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 18 French literature — Introduction       the body of written works in the French language produced within the geographic and political boundaries of France. The French language was one of the five major Romance languages to develop from Vulgar Latin as a result of the …

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  • 19 Characters of Shakespear's Plays —   …

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  • 20 Angelina Jolie — Infobox actor name = Angelina Jolie imagesize = caption = Jolie at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 2005 birthname = Angelina Jolie Voight birthdate = birth date and age|1975|6|4 birthplace = Los Angeles, California… …

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