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farce
comedy featuring rowdy, sometimes violent action, with audience laughter as main goal
gothic
a medieval architectureal style popular in western europe till the late 1500s; slim upright supports
lampoon
usually long and lengthy verbal pic RIDICULING an individual; lighter mocking satire
parody
form of high burlesque that ridicules LITERARY WORK
rococo
extremely ORNATE or fancifully intricate (18th cent arch.)
satire
comedy using laughter as a weapon, to evoke attitudes of contempt and scorn along with amusement
travesty
humor that mocks its serious or lofty subject by treating it in lowly or grotesque terms; low, warped imitation
GEN
type, birth, race, cause
AGON
struggle
VERS/ VERT
turn, line, verse
Bon and BENE
good or well
bonny
appealing
bonhomie
warmth friendliness
engender
to cause, produce
baroque
referring to elaborate artistic style of 17th cent art and arch, curved/ornamental
burlesque
comedic form that amkes ppl actions or lit works seem ridiculous through imitation