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-===Burlesque psychopathic characters===+# of, or relating to an [[elegy]]
-Clearly fictional psychopathic personalities can be found in [[black comedy]], [[melodrama]], [[satire]], and even semi-[[pornographic]] [[exploitation movies]], with characters such as [[Charlie Chaplin]] as the eponymous [[anti-hero]] of the 1947 murder [[farce]], ''[[Monsieur Verdoux]]'' (based on the actual case of the French "[[Bluebeard]]" killer, [[Henri Désiré Landru]]); [[Lee Marvin]] as the cartoonishly over-the-top outlaw in [[John Ford]]'s famed [[elegiac]] 1962 [[western (genre)|western]], ''[[The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance]]''; and [[Tura Satana]] as the fiercely violent, sociopathic lesbian go-go dancer and gang-leader, Varla, in [[Russ Meyer]]'s 1965 cult classic, ''[[Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!]]''. +# expressing [[sorrow]] or [[mourning]]
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  1. of, or relating to an elegy
  2. expressing sorrow or mourning




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