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Exaggerated HumorPlay
Burlesque exaggerates features or behavior for comic effect. SlideThe play's burlesque of fairy tales had everyone laughing.
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Not Modern SatirePlay
Unlike satire, burlesque targets broad subjects rather than current events. SlideThat burlesque mimicry evokes classic comedy rather than pointed political commentary.
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Stage PerformancesPlay
Burlesque traditionally involves theatrical performances, using costumes and sometimes music. SlideShe attended a burlesque that parodied famous Broadway shows.