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Origin of mock-heroic
OTHER WORDS FROM mock-heroicmock-he·ro·i·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby mock-heroic
Example sentences from the Web for mock-heroic
Hudibras, a mock-heroic poem, written to ridicule the Puritan and Parliamentarian party.A Brief History of the English Language and Literature, Vol. 2 (of 2)|John Miller Dow Meiklejohn
It is a mock-heroic tale, in dog-Latin, of a country feud on the Fifeshire lands of his old friends the Cunninghams.
The ballads are mock-heroic, parodies of the ballads of chivalry.In a Little Town|Rupert Hughes
But in pure comedy, mixed with farce and mock-heroic parody, he belongs to the school of "rare Ben."Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 4|Charles Dudley Warner
The birth of Orlando gives occasion for a mock-heroic passage, in which Pulci is parodied to the letter.Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature|John Addington Symonds