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mock epic

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199608218
Published online May 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191744556
mock epic

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A satirical form, usually a poem in heroic couplets, which presents low characters or trivial subjects in the lofty style

Reference Entry.  409 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish)

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