February 26, 2007

Caricature

Murfin and Ray, Bedford Glossary of Critical and Literary Terms -- Jerz EL312 (Literary Criticism)

caricature: an exaggeration or other distortion of an individual's prominant features or characteristics to the point of making that individual appear ridiculous.

example: a big head on a small body
a large nose


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