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Question 1: The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia [sic] by ________
Edmund BurkeJames MacphersonSamuel JohnsonJames Boswell

Question 2: Perhaps the earliest parody was the ________ Mud and Sand, a Stan Laurel film that made fun of Rudolph Valentino's movie Blood and Sand.
1922197519881969

Question 3: Stella Gibbons's comic novel ________ has eclipsed the pastoral novels of Mary Webb which largely inspired it.
Wuthering HeightsIan McKellenKate BeckinsaleCold Comfort Farm

Question 4: Ways and Means, or The aged, aged man, by ________.
Lewis CarrollJabberwockyAlice LiddellThrough the Looking-Glass

Question 5: The famous British comedy group ________ is also famous for its parodies, e.g.
John CleeseMichael PalinEric IdleMonty Python

Question 6: In French ________, parody was also a type of poem where one work imitates the style of another for humorous effect.
Art NouveauWestern art historyNeoclassicismArt Deco

Question 7: Another notable case is the novel Shamela by ________ (1742), which was a parody of the gloomy epistolary novel Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded (1740) by Samuel Richardson.
Henry FieldingThe Author's FarceJohn FieldingJoseph Andrews

Question 8: For example, Don Quixote, which mocks the traditional knight errant tales, is much better known than the novel that inspired it, ________ (although Amadis is mentioned in the book).
Amadis de GaulaSpainEnglandPortugal

Question 9: Such theorists note that ________, for example, after the classic stage defined the conventions of the genre, underwent a parody stage, in which those same conventions were ridiculed and critiqued.
Clint EastwoodWestern (genre)Revisionist WesternCowboy

Question 10: Some were send-ups of popular films, such as Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde (________)--parodied in the comic Dr. Pyckle and Mr. Pride (1926).
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