Comedy

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Terms in this set (...)

Sarcasm
The use of irony to mock or covey annoyance
Satire
The use of irony, humor or exaggeration to expose of make fun of people, events or society
Pun
A joke using the sound or double meaning of a word
One-Liner
Short joke or remark
Slap-stick
Based on exaggerated clumsiness or embarrassing events, physical comedy
Caricature
An exaggeration or a person
Hyperbole
Exaggerated statements not meant to be taken literally
Farce
Extremely goofy and fictional situations, similar to slap-stick
Irony
Saying something, meaning the opposite
Anecdote
A short, funny story
High Comedy
Comedy requiring a certain level of intelligence and knowledge of the world to understand, ex: satire, irony
Low Comedy
Comedy on a lower level, mainly physical, ex: slapstick