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Chapter 12 Vocab: Comedy


Oddly harmless violence (Low Comedy)

Comedy Of Manners

Making fun of the upperclass


Outlandish, a comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations

High Comedy

a sophisticated comedy, Includes satire and comedy of manners


Pausing for laughter

Low Comedy

Physical and somtimes vulgar

Middlebrow Comedy

More plot based genres like romantic comedy


Imitating the authors style in a humorus way

Rule of 3

Only repeating somthing 3 times because the 4th wont get a laugh


Makes fun of individuals and their follies in order to change their foolish behaviour


Poking fun at respected subjects

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