Mock heroic

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burlesquing the heroic; as, a mock heroic poem.

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References in classic literature ?
An interview in the mock heroic style, between the rebel warriors and the British commander-in-chief, was received with immense applause, which came loudest of all from the loyalists of the colony.
Moncrieff's mock heroic The March of Intellect was published as a separate pamphlet by William Kidd in 1830.
50 Taunton Written by Samuel Butler, Hudibras is a mock heroic narrative poem, produced between 1660 and 1680.
Most Gilbert and Sullivan stuff is mock heroic, taking the mickey out of something heroic, and the Grail and Arthur has that grandeur which is capable of mockery.