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  • 1mock-heroic — mock′ hero′ic adj. 1) imitating or burlesquing that which is heroic, as in manner, character, or action 2) lit. satirizing the heroic style of literature: a mock heroic poem[/ex] 3) a literary work written in mock heroic style • Etymology:… …

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  • 2mock-heroical — mock heroˈical adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑mock …

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  • 3mock-heroically — adverb see mock heroic I * * * mock heroˈically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑mock …

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  • 4Mock-heroic — 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… …

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  • 5mock-heroic — pretending to be heroic, pretending to have the qualities of a hero …

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  • 6Cultural impact of the Guitar Hero series — Guitar Hero, which has expanded to include drums and vocals in addition to lead and bass guitar, has become a popular activity and has had a significant impact across several different industries. Guitar Hero is a series of rhythm video games… …

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  • 7List of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero playsets — The G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero toyline was introduced by Hasbro in 1982, and lasted to 1994, producing well over 250 vehicles and playsets. The following is a list of playsets (i.e. toys representing static bases of operation such as… …

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  • 8The Dunciad — Alexander Pope The Dunciad /ˈd …

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  • 9Joseph Andrews — Infobox Book name = Joseph Andrews title orig = The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and His Friend, Mr. Abraham Adams translator = image caption = author = Henry Fielding illustrator = cover artist = country = Britain language =… …

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  • 10fire-eater — n. 1. Duellist, fighting character, quarrelsome brawler. 2. Blusterer, swaggerer, vaporer, Hector, Hotspur, mock hero …

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  • 11bully — I. n. 1. Blusterer, swaggerer, vaporer, hector, fire eater, Hotspur, mock hero, swash buckler, browbeater, bully rook, bully rock, domineering stormer. 2. Desperado, villain, blackguard, bawd protector, harlot s henchman. II. v. a. Browbeat,… …

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  • 12List of characters in Astro City — The world of Astro City has numerous heroes and villains in the cast, as well as normal, everyday civilians along with other, stranger entities. It is a rich, well textured array of characters, influenced from a broad spectrum of history, myths,… …

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  • 13English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …

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  • 14French 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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  • 15List of Dexter's Laboratory episodes — Dexter s Laboratory is an American animated television series created by Genndy Tartakovsky for Cartoon Network. Initially debuting in 1994 as a series of shorts on World Premiere Toons, the show was picked up the following year for a full series …

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  • 16Russian literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the Russian language, beginning with the Christianization of Kievan Rus in the late 10th century.       The unusual shape of Russian literary history has been the source of numerous… …

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  • 17Washington and Lee University — Infobox University name = Washington and Lee University motto = Non Incautus Futuri Latin: Not Unmindful of the Future established = 1749 type = Private university endowment = US $693.0 million president= Kenneth Patrick Ruscio city = Lexington… …

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  • 18Dostoyevsky, Fyodor — ▪ Russian author Introduction in full  Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevsky  Dostoyevsky also spelled  Dostoevsky  born November 11, [October 30, Old Style], 1821, Moscow, Russia died February 9 [January 28, O.S.], 1881, St. Petersburg       Russian… …

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  • 19literature — /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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  • 20List of prizes, medals, and awards — A list of famous prizes, medals, and awards including badges, bowls, cups, state decorations, trophies, etc. Contents 1 Business and management 2 Entertainment 2.1 Advertising …

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