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Superiority Theory
humor caused by people who convey themselves to be more stupid then they are
Release Theory
there is tension and the humor breaks it
Incongruity Theory
people laugh at things that are not normally associated with each other
Comic Situation
placing a character in an unlikely situation in which he or she obviously does not belong
Comic Situation
By portraying characters as victims of circumstances who are surprised by unusual events and react in a comical way
Comic Situation
By creating situational irony where there is contrast between what characters or readers might reasonably expect to happen and what actually happens
Low Comedy
- easy to follow
- make the audience laugh without making them laugh to much
-focus on situation or plot
-causes outburts and lots of laughs
High Comedy
-used to express and persaude an idea
-contains social and/ or political issues
-involves deeper thinking and humor
low comedy
what type of comedy is a comic strip
high comedy
what type of comedy is a political cartoon
Using this cartoon answer the following from the stragey R from RAFT
Role:Who is the author? Where is this cartoon or political cartoon found? What is the attitude (tone) of the author toward the topic? How can you tell?
Using this cartoon answer the following from the stragey A is RAFT
Audience:Who does this comic or political cartoon target? How do you know?
Using this cartoon answer the following from the stragey F is RAFT
Format: Describe the use of print and non-print techniques (dialogue, narration frame, and angles) used for effect.
Using this cartoon answer the following from the stragey T is RAFT
Topic :What is the this comic/cartoon about?
Who are the characters?
What is happening?
/How would you describe the humor?
What is the intended effect?
Using this cartoon answer the following from the stragey R from RAFT
Role:Who is the author? Where is this cartoon or political cartoon found? What is the attitude (tone) of the author toward the topic? How can you tell?
https://www.deseretnews.com/article/865687544/19-political-cartoons-on-the-Charlottesville-riot.html
Using this cartoon answer the following from the stragey A is RAFT
Audience:Who does this comic or political cartoon target? How do you know?
https://www.deseretnews.com/article/865687544/19-political-cartoons-on-the-Charlottesville-riot.html
Using this cartoon answer the following from the stragey F is RAFT
Format: Describe the use of print and non-print techniques (dialogue, narration frame, and angles) used for effect.
https://www.deseretnews.com/article/865687544/19-political-cartoons-on-the-Charlottesville-riot.html
Using this cartoon answer the following from the stragey T is RAFT
Topic :What is the this comic/cartoon about?
Who are the characters?
What is happening?
/How would you describe the humor?
What is the intended effect?
https://www.deseretnews.com/article/865687544/19-political-cartoons-on-the-Charlottesville-riot.html
what kind of cartoon deals with poltical issues, is high comedy,
Poltical Cartoon
How does the frame of a scene affect the humor?
If it doesn't show something important the humor may not be understood. ( think I Love Lucy Chocoalte Factory)
How does facial expression and apperance affect the humor?
If the faical expression is blank when it should be excited it makes the humor not funny. If the apperance doesn't correlate with the character it makes it can make the audience confused.
How does setting contribute to the humor?
The setting contributes to the humor because it can make it awkward.
How do angles affect the humor?
Angles affect the humor to show facial expression and to show import things.
What kind of comedy is someone slipping on a banana?
Low Comedy
Is Vitameatavegamin high or low comedy?
Low Comedy
What are the elements of humor?
Facial Expression, Apperance, Actions, Words, Setting, Humorous Events, Frame, Angle, and sounds.
what is the rule of threes?
you have a total of 3 characters, the first two people speaking would say something something serious to each other and the third person would say something witty.