Caricature sentence example

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  • In Egypt, too, the spirit of caricature occasionally shows itself.
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  • The reputed founder of Japanese caricature may also be added to the list.
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  • The portrait as a whole is not in the least like Paul, and could not even have been intended for a caricature of him.
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  • The above sketch is admittedly a somewhat crude caricature in parts.
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  • This caricature by Rowlandson depicts a rather crafty looking purser, overweight from good living off the spoils of his dealings.
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  • The coalition, and Fox in particular, were assailed in a torrent of most telling invective and caricature.
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  • Swift also, being satirically referred to in the book, made it the subject of a caricature.
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  • In such work the painters of Upper Germany at this time, working in the spirit of the late Gothic style just before the dawn of the Renaissance, show considerable technical attainments, with a love of quaint costumes and rich draperies crumpled in complicated angular folds, some feeling for romance in landscape backgrounds, none at all for clearness or balance in composition, and in the attitudes and expressions of their overcrowded figures a degree of grotesqueness and exaggeration amounting often to undesigned caricature.
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  • Gombrich's negative comments about caricature are valid but " his positive theory is not so airtight.
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  • Ugly, pubescent, often lower class and furnished with a regional accent the dummy is a crude technical caricature of the human body.
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  • Each caricature takes only five minutes and they include bodies, hobbies and jokes making them an even more unique memento.
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  • The impending merger of the SPG and ISPG is not the product of the united front policy but a caricature of it.
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  • The author argued that the portrayal of this state as the source of German aggressive militarism was a caricature.
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  • Liane Jose sustains the delicate balances within Anna's mind, never overstepping the mark into caricature or melodrama.
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  • It may be traced back to Platina, who, resenting his arrest, avenged himself by a biographical caricature.
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  • A "Christ disputing with the Doctors" of the same period, in the Barberini Gallery at Rome, is recorded to have cost the painter only five days' labour, and is an unsatisfying and illcomposed congeries of heads and hands, both of such strenuous character and individuality as here and there to pass into caricature.
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  • Yet from his beer belly to his scouse accent, Kilfoyle is almost a caricature of an old Labor MP.
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  • The touches are seldom light, or delicate; the brush is heavy, the color loaded; the picture appears a gross caricature.
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  • But Lomborg's caricature of environmentalists as irrational doom-mongers was over-egging the pudding.
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  • He is very sulky about a caricature in the Evening Standard.
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  • Does she ever escape the caricature of nun-like temptress, aloof and alluring, that various male characters take her to be?
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  • Gregorovius says this ceremony "was the fantastic caricature in which ended the imperium of Charles the Great.
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  • Under that somewhat frivolous title he treated all the leading events of the day in a fine spirit of caricature, entirely free from grossness and vulgarity, without a trait of personal malice, and with an under-current of true sympathy and honest purpose that will preserve these papers, like the sketches of Hogarth, long after the events and manners they illustrate have passed from the minds of men.
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  • What he afterwards became has been made more vividly familiar by the clever silhouette prefixed to the Miscellaneous Works (Gibbon himself, at least, we know, did not regard it as a caricature), and by Sir Joshua Reynolds's portrait so often engraved.
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  • The "everlasting gospel" of Joachim of Floris was a different thing from the announcement of Christ's glorious return in the clouds of heaven; the "age of the spirit" which mystics and spiritualists expected contained traits which must be characterized as "modern"; and the "kingdom" of the Anabaptists in Munster was a Satanic caricature of that kingdom in which the Christians of the 2nd century looked for a peaceful Sabbath rest.
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  • The following is a partial list of his writings: The Diverting History of John Bull and Brother Jonathan (1812); The Lay of the Scottish Fiddle (1813), a good-natured parody on The Lay of the Last Minstrel; Letters from the South (1817); The Backwoodsman: a Poem (1818); Salmagundi (2nd series, 1819-1820); A Sketch of Old England, by a New England Man (1822); Koningsmarke, the Long Finne (1823), a quiz on the romantic school of Walter Scott; John Bull in America; or the New Munchausen (1824), a broad caricature of the early type of British traveller in America; The Merry Tales of the Three Wise Men of Gotham (1826); Chronicles of the City of Gotham, from the Papers of a Retired Common Councilman (183 0); The Dutchman's Fireside (1831); Westward Ho!
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  • Rom., is by a contemporary of the pope, but nevertheless of slight importance; Leti's Vita di Sisto V (Amsterdam, 1693, translated into English by Farneworth, 1779) is a caricature, full of absurd tales, utterly untrustworthy, wanting even the saving merit of style; Tempesti's Storia della vita e geste di Sisto Quinto (Rome, 1 7541 755) is valuable for the large use it makes of the original sources, but lacks perspective and is warped by the author's blind admiration for his subject; Cesare's Vita di Sisto V (Naples, 1755) is but an 'abridgment of Tempesti.
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  • Frederick, riding forward, saw a caricature of himself: "King in very melancholy guise," says Preuss (as translated by Carlyle), "seated on a stool, a coffee-mill between his knees, diligently grinding with the one hand, and with the other picking up any bean that might have fallen.
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  • York was scandalized at its clergyman's indecency, and indignant at his caricature as "Slop" of a local physician (Dr John Burton); London was charmed with his audacity, wit and graphic unconventional power.
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  • The ever-popular name "Fluffy" is now a caricature, often humorously so, of a household cat.
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  • Get the Look: This can be a tricky look to pull off; you don't want to look like a caricature.
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  • You send in a picture and you'll get a figurine designed to look just like you and your future spouse, in caricature form.
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  • Like with many people who have had too much work done, she now looks like a caricature of her former self.
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  • A wide variety of enrichment lectures - up to four on each sailing - are offered, including astronomy, photography, history, and investment talks as well as more unique events such as caricature artist lectures and themed guest speakers.
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  • Usually these games, such as the Speed Dating Game, will show you a caricature of a woman and present you with a selection of possible conversational responses that will either charm your paramour or make her so mad she leaves in a huff.
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  • These are very similar to the competitive games listed above, but instead of being in the first-person or with some caricature, they feature the characters from the story in the environment of the cartoon.
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  • While her character could have been a caricature, Parisse played Julia Lindsay with delicious insanity and managed to engender sympathy even as her character committed reprehensible acts.
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  • It's more of a caricature of their "opposite", with behaviors and appearances exaggerated and made fun of in a hopefully good-natured way.
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  • The masks often depict a character, or rather, a caricature.
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  • Caricature If you have an artist or access to an artist, a caricature or cartoon of the retiree makes for great humor.
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  • They tore the caricature into a thousand pieces, and rolled after the king with loud ` Lebe Hoch, our Frederick for ever,' as he rode slowly away."
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  • As presented to us, for example, in Plato's surely not altogether hostile caricature in the Euthydemus, they mark the intellectual preparation for, and the moral need for, the advance of the next generation.
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  • The artificial character of the diction renders it in emotional passages stilted and even absurd, and makes Canning's clever caricature - The Loves of the Triangles - often remarkably like the poem it satirizes: in some passages, however, it is not without a stately appropriateness.
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  • Protestant writers once contented themselves with a brief caricature of the Church, Position of Object.
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  • The picture drawn may be a caricature, or a misrepresentation of the fact - as that of the father of Demosthenes, " blear-eyed with the soot of the glowing mass," &c. - but it is, with rare exceptions, realistically conceived, and it is brought before us with the vivid touches of a Defoe or a Swift, or of the great pictorial satirist of the 18th century, Hogarth.
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  • In striving to imitate the rugged strength and independence of their master Socrates, they went to such extremes as rather to caricature him.
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  • It would be a mistake to think that this is ironic--a caricature of the historical accounts.
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  • The clothing, when not a caricature of European dress, is of the scantiest, and the waggling tags in which the loin-cloths are tied behind early gave rise to fanciful stories that the inhabitants were naked and tailed.
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  • Maurepas, generally ascribed to the comte de Provence (Louis XVIII.), containing a bitter caricature of Turgot.
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  • He eschewed the pulpit and stood in front of the altar, looking like a caricature of Ichabod Crane, gaunt and gangling, but the words from his mouth were pure silver.
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