What Do You Think You Know About Mock-epic

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What Do You Think You Know About Mock-epic

Mock-epic, or mock-heroic or even heroic-comic works are usually satires/parodies that mock stereotypes of renowned heroes and their literature. It's an interesting topic to say the least and you must try it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mock-heroic style can be liken to?
    • A. 

      Imitating

    • B. 

      Burlesque

    • C. 

      Trivial

    • D. 

      A and B only

  • 2. 
    Mock-epic form a satire that adapts the elevated?
    • A. 

      The heroic style of classical epic

    • B. 

      Poem

    • C. 

      Trivial subject

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Mock-epic poetry draws heavily on the technique of?
    • A. 

      Epic

    • B. 

      Drama

    • C. 

      Trivia

    • D. 

      Sattire

  • 4. 
    Mock-epic majorly uses irony, exaggeration and?
    • A. 

      Satire

    • B. 

      Trivia

    • C. 

      Epic

    • D. 

      Sarcasm

  • 5. 
    The tradition originated in classical times with an anonymous burlesque of?
    • A. 

      Odyssey

    • B. 

      Plato

    • C. 

      Homer

    • D. 

      Tathoma

  • 6. 
    The batrachomyomachia “battle of the frogs and mice”, was honed to a fine art in the late?
    • A. 

      13th century

    • B. 

      17th century

    • C. 

      14th century

    • D. 

      16th century

  • 7. 
    Mock-epic is a type of poem using the style and conventions of?
    • A. 

      Satire

    • B. 

      Epci poetry

    • C. 

      Epic poetry

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Best known written mock-epic is La secchia rapita which translates to?
    • A. 

      Rape of the Bucket

    • B. 

      Rape of the Grape

    • C. 

      Rape of the Bailer

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Another mock-heroic poems were La Gigantea by?
    • A. 

      Tessoni Tassoi

    • B. 

      Meo Cesare

    • C. 

      Cortese Paulo

    • D. 

      Girolamo Amelonghi

  • 10. 
    Mock-heroic were written in Italian dialects, an example is La Vaisseide by?
    • A. 

      Bernei Pedro

    • B. 

      Guiseppe Rosi

    • C. 

      Miguel Cervantes

    • D. 

      Giulio Ceasre