Satire Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Satire

  1. Arbuthnot, Mr. cliché expert who spoke exclusively in the clichés of each subject on which he was interviewed. [Am. Lit.: Frank Sullivan columns in The New Yorker]
  2. Clouds, The attacks Socrates and his philosophy. [Gk. Drama: Haydn & Fuller, 144]
  3. Frogs, The lampoons the plays of Euripides and his advanced thinking. [Gk. Drama: Haydn & Fuller, 276]
  4. Joseph Andrews satirizes the sentimentality of contemporary fiction. [Br. Lit.: Fielding Joseph Andrews]
  5. Knight of the Burning Pestle, The play by Beaumont and Fletcher burlesques the excesses of tales of chivalry. [Br. Drama: Haydn & Fuller, 399]
  6. M°A°S°H medical farce on the horrors of war. [Am. Cinema and TV: Halliwell, 474]
  7. Pogo comic strip rife with political satire. [Comics: Berger, 172]
  8. Praise of Folly, The uses tongue-in-cheek praise to satirize contemporary customs, institutions, and beliefs. [Dutch Philos.: Erasmus The Praise of Folly in Haydn & Fuller, 607]
  9. Scourge of Princes Pietro Aretino (1492-1556), wrote wicked satires on nobles and notables. [Ital. Lit.: Benét, 47]
  10. Teufelsdrockh, Herr fictitious professor, Carlyle’s mouthpiece for criticism of Victorian life. [Br. Lit.: Sartor Resartus]
  11. Troilus and Cressida Homer’s heroes are reduced in character and satirized. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare Troilus and Cressida]
  12. Ubu Roi burlesques bourgeois values through outlandish political adventurism, including assassination, mock heroics, and buffoonery. [Fr. Drama: Alfred Jarry Ubu Roi in Benét, 1036]
  13. Zuleika Dobson burlesques sentimental novels of the Edwardian era. [Br. Lit.: Magill II, 1169]