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    research paper deals with Sheridan famous comedy “The School for Scandal” as a comedy of manners or a typical Restoration comedy. The comedy of manners is a phrase often used in literary history and eroticism. It is particularly applied to the Restoration dramatists in England, and especially to Congreve and Wycherley; but it is a type of comedy which can flourish in any civilized urban society, and we see it again in Sheridan (1751-1816). This kind of comedy makes fun not so much of individual…

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    The idea that comedy, or even entertainment as a whole, should have limits have been around for a while now. Angry parents and social justice warriors have gone out of their way to stop, or limit, the comedians who use offensive humor. Some comedians see the uproar of the people to stop making offensive jokes while others see it as a challenge to upset the most people. Now, most comedians don’t want to lose their jobs so they still don’t push the limits too far; that is, unless that's how they…

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    This in itself is a mode of subversive comedy, making the men seem as if they have to keep their wits about them in the presence of such a witty siren. This wit would invoke an admiring laughter for the audience as she would not only be looked at by women as an idol but by men as a respectable intelligent individual. There is one moment where Beatrice could have been considered cruel as her comments had potential for tragedy, this is where the bounds of comedy where perhaps overstepped as she…

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    incorporated both modern comedy and modern events to create songs or poems. Most all of his songs and poems poke fun at certain events or troubles and subjects that people don’t like to talk about. He uses catchy tunes and catchy lyrics to convey a hidden message or something that is interoperated in many ways. The uses of satire are prominent in all of his songs due to the hatred he has for certain aspects of the modern era. One of the ideas he uses if called of ‘Truth in Comedy’ in that he…

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    Over the Garden Wall was a Cartoon Network original miniseries that contained ten episodes that aired in November of 2014. The story follows two brothers, Wirt and Greg, as they travel through The Unknown in order to find a way back home. The Divine Comedy was a poem written by Dante Alighieri from 1308 to 1320 that follows a personification of Dante travelling through Purgatory, Hell and Paradise, or Heaven. Although the two seem unrelated at face value, the miniseries and poem share many…

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    Act 1 Rita Comedy Analysis

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    The opening scene does conform the play as a comedy for many reasons. Willy Russell demonstrates comedy in Act 1 Scene 1 by using cultural references through the characters of Rita and Frank. Comedy is also created through miscommunication, slapstick humour, juxtapositions and bawdy humour. The play was set in the 1980s when the class system was a divide between Upper class, Middle class and the Working class, Willy Russell Shows the different classes through the characters of Rita and Frank,…

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    In the play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, by William Shakespeare, Lysander shows insult comedy through mocking Hermia about her height, he shows it repeatedly when saying that Demetrius is in love with Hermia’s father and when he is disputing with Demetrius over Hermia. Insult comedy is when a person says something that is rude about or to a person, place, or thing to elicit humor from the audience. In act 3 of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Lysander along with Demetrius have feelings for Helena. This…

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    Comedy is a form of entertainment that has been alive since the Ancient Greeks started it and generations have loved it. Today, this is still true, which is why comedians are placed high in our society. They create movies, life lavish lives, and are idolized due to the power of laughter. Although some subjects that are discussed should not be brought up, comedians are extremely important to today’s society due to the health benefits of laughter, strengthening of relationships, and awareness of…

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    To me, comedy is a funny story, joke, or sentence that makes me laugh out loud and that allows me to forget all my problems and miseries. I find the American sitcom “Friends” to be very funny. In each episode of the sitcom that ran for ten seasons, starting in 1994 and ending in 2004, the 6 friends: Rachel, Ross, Joey, Chandler, Phoebe, and Monica encountered different problems and situations that they solved in their own unique way. Watching comedy is like taking a break, having a good laugh,…

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    What if Comedy Was Funny So much of todays comedy lacks depth and creativity, however good comedy is much more. There are many things that make me laugh, from the simple and silly, to the deep and thought provoking. Comedy is a large part of my life and brings me joy in its many forms. When it comes to what is the best comedy, I often ask myself why what I think is funny, is actually funny. The best comedy is comedy that is insightful, with a unique perspective and can be an effective way…

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