Analysis Of The Humor Code By Mike E. Winfield

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Stand up comedy is a comic style that is performed in front of a live audience. Typically, the Comedian directly communicates their peculiar stories to an audience in efforts to make them laugh. Mike E. Winfield, a strikingly brilliant comedian/actor, has perfected the craft of making people laugh. His incongruous style depicted by his random punch lines and priceless facial expressions make his stage presence enticing and hilarious. In comparison to Shane Snow’s A Quest to Understand What Makes Something Funny? , we can’t help but wonder why Mike E. Winfield’s jokes are so esthetically amusing. Peter McGraw, the author of “The Humor Code”, suggests that good jokes are comprised of more than just punch lines. Simply put, the Benign Violation Theory, a theory that’s been speculated and developed by scholars since 1998, generalizes humor as a violation that’s bounded by benign insights. Virtually, It’s safe to generalize humor as an unexpected violation of social normality that’s influenced by our inner desires, and remains delicately “bounded” by honest and relatable insight.
Scholars have been speculating for many years what contributes to the funniness of a joke. In recollection, The Benign Violation Theory fixates over the idea that a joke is an adequate balance of surprise and honesty. In Mike E. Winfield’s comedy sketch “Valentine’s Day”, which takes place in Victoria’s Secret, Mike is able to orchestrate this balance to
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Mike E. Winfield’s brilliance as a comedian is depicted by his ability to reconcile with the audience through his perfected balance of truth and surprise. His exposition of his inner desires followed by his truthful insights makes him one of the greats. Ultimately, his humorous jokes allow people to sympathize with his actions, and more importantly, sympathize with one

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