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Imitation of a poem or another poet's style for comic/satiric effect. In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll's poem Old Father William is a parody of  The Old Man's Comforts by Robert Southey.

[n] humorous or satirical mimicry
[n] a composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way
[v] make a parody of; "The students spoofed the teachers"
[v] make a spoof of; make fun of

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