I would like some help with creating a parody for Act II of Macbeth. I need a parody for Act II,  but I have no idea how to start.  Can someone help me, please?

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First, let's be clear about what a parody is.  Entoes has a great definition:

A parody (also called send-up or spoof). . . is a work created to mock, comment on, or poke fun at an original work, its subject, author, style, or some other target, by means of humorous, satiric or ironic imitation.

So, there are a number of ways in which you could approach parodying Shakespeare's second act of Macbeth.  You could send-up the tense atmosphere created at the opening of the Act and during the exchange between Macbeth and Lady...

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