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    Cruel Practical Jokes

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    Life’s Cruel Practical Jokes I wish I knew my grandfather as people want me to know him. Everyone pictures my grandfather in his prime. People tell me that my grandfather became an accomplished professor and chemist. Time and time again, others said to me that he built his art creations using science. Pictures shoved in my face tell me of the years my grandfather and my grandmother traveled the world. “When I headed off to college, he built my shelves by hand! Everything he did, he did with so much precision, Brooke. You would not believe all he did for me.” Laughing through the memories, he tells me of his practical jokes he would play on his fellow chemists. His students told me he could go hunting with his dogs; he could help his daughter with her homework; he could grade all of his students' assignments with time to spare. He was unstoppable. For some of those things, I can’t deny. Even now, my grandfather works extremely hard: spending most of his time on math…

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    Jim Whitey Haircut

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    In “Haircut” an appropriate adjective to describe Jim is immature. Jim Kendall is a comical guy who is liked by mostly everyone in his town. Jim plays pranks on the people of the town, sending letters to businesses saying that their missus cheated on them. Every Saturday, Jim and his friend Hod Meyers would go to Whitey’s barber shop to tells of his stories through the week. However, besides his comical and well liked side, Jim has bad morals. Jim is a husband and a father, but he does not…

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    Laughter Speech

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    asleep on the couch and Erika and our other friend Hannah decided that it would be a great practical joke to wake me up with the bear hide. You can imagine how the rest of that went. As I woke up being scratched by bear claws, I didn’t think anything was funny. I was freaked out and worried that they would ruin the hide. After the initial 10 seconds of shock, what kind of person would I be if I didn’t laugh at that? Of course I laughed, and to this day we still bring up that memory as one of our…

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    ethical and political correctness because some humour utterances may be censored by certain institutions or regimes. Another cause of humour untranslatability is linguistic denotation, connotation and metalingual communication where the linguistic form matters. For instance the previously presented pun about the cookie would not be funny in polish language. Denotation is problematic when humour focuses on a “concept or reality which is specific to a certain language” and connotation when “a…

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    the most was that she always seemed to exude positivity and constantly wear a smile on her handsome face. I cannot recall one moment in class where she looked angry, sad, or even disinterested. Even when she got a bad grade on a test she would just say something like, “oh well, guess I’m not going to be an anthropologist,” and just playfully laugh it off. When she smiled, her eyes would twinkle, the wings of her nose would slightly flatten, her revealed milk colored teeth would gleam and her…

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    A funny thought popping into one’s mind can instantly make someone happy and possibly make one’s day better. A person may have a different perspective on life and may think something is not funny but someone else with a whole different perspective and may be laughing like a madman. Although comedy is used for humorous reasons, there is usually a person negatively affected from the humor. There could be a possibility where a humorous situation ends up causing a person to be offended. Eliza from…

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    anything now to stay alive or at least increase her chance to lose the “lucky” lottery. A. R. Coulthard in “Jackson 's THE LOTTERY” identifies that, “The soullessness of Tessie Hutchinson even denies the myth of family love. When her family is chosen to supply the victim, Jackson pushes Tessie 's survival instinct to the most shameful level by having her turn on her own flesh and blood. Tessie desperately tries to improve her odds for survival by defying tradition and adding her married daughter…

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    and depressed, unable to help her family, but after the death of her husband, she became a recluse, an unmoving member of her family of five. This once highly sought after beauty was now a joke to be spied on by small children and mocked by the entire small town community. Throughout the movie, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, both her and her children struggle with her current physical state in different ways. The children are forced to take on different roles that a mother would normally fulfill.…

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    consequences to the classrooms, it is not the case that positive types of humour can always result in positive students’ perception and vice versa. In Saharinen’s study of teachers’ use of teasing humour (2007) during Finnish and literature lessons has indexed of closeness. Instead of perceiving teachers’ teases as aggressive remarks, students in this study seem to understand the teacher’s non-serious intent and therefore the teasing work seems to have a positive impact on classroom environment.…

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    The Bear Chekhov Analysis

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    The purpose of comedy in play is to make audiences laughing or smiling at happy senses, and it helps people to recognize bad habits and connect the social network. So yes, the depiction of love and the humor presented by Chekhov are universal literary. Because Anton Chekhov expressed the feeling of love and the sense of humor was genuine feelings of love and rustic fun in life. These emotions can express in anytime and anywhere. Love is the catalyst to help people feeling happy and exciting…

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