Monty Python And The Holy Grail Parody

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Parodies A parody is an imitation of something, typically literature, that is exaggerated for comedic effect. Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a parody of the legend of King Arthur. From downright foolishness to sophisticated satire, parodies comment on an original work and do so in an entertaining manner. Monty Python makes a mockery of the classic King Arthur story and causes some laughs along the way. Although Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a parody, and a ridiculous one at that, one must appreciate the wit and understanding of literature Terry Gilliam displays by the way he wrote the film. With almost grotesquely obvious amounts of foreshadowing to later in the story and senseless bantering about the carry weight of an African
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