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Parody Stylistics

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Here is a .ppt file of my report about parody stylistics

Here is a .ppt file of my report about parody stylistics

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  • 1. Parody and Satire <ul><li>draw on particular kind of irony for the design of their stylistic incongruity </li></ul>
  • 2. Irony <ul><li>Situated between what you say and what you mean </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>You’re a fine friend! (When said to someone who just let you down) </li></ul>
  • 3. Irony <ul><li>echo other utterances and forms of discourse </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>Sid: I’m really fed up with this washing up. (Straight) </li></ul><ul><li>Karen: You’re fed up! Who do you think is been doing it all week? (Ironic) </li></ul>
  • 4. <ul><li>* Ironic echo is central to the concept of PARODY. </li></ul><ul><li>Parody </li></ul><ul><li>- can take any particular anterior (frontal) text as its model, although more general characteristics of other genre of discourse </li></ul>
  • 5. <ul><li>Satire </li></ul><ul><li>- has an aggressive element </li></ul><ul><li>- requires further kind of ironic twist or distortion in its textual make-up </li></ul><ul><li>- if parodies can remain affectionate to their source, satire can never be so </li></ul><ul><li>- created through an opposition or distortion within its own stylistic fabric </li></ul>
  • 6. <ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>Jonathan Swift’s A Modest Proposal- </li></ul><ul><li>- where the person proposes to lessen the burden of overpopulation by eating the country’s children </li></ul>

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