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Bathos

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Bathos - Main Problem With Marvel Movies

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Word of the Day: BATHOS

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What Are Bathos And Pathos?| Easy Exemplary English

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Bathos- Literary Devices

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What is Bathos? (Literary Device) Explain in Hindi / Urdu

Bathos is a literary term, coined by Alexander Pope in his 1727 essay "Peri Bathous", to describe amusingly failed attempts at sublimity. In particular, bathos is associated with anticlimax, an abrupt transition from a lofty style or grand topic to a common or vulgar one. This may be either accidental or intentional. Intentional bathos appears in satiric genres such as burlesque and mock epic. "Bathos" or "bathetic" is also used for similar effects in other branches of the arts, such as musical passages marked ridicolosamente. In film, bathos may appear in a contrast cut intended for comic relief or be produced by an accidental jump cut.
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