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contrast between social order and individual
a joke exploring the different possible meanings of a word or the fact that there are words that sound alike but have different meanings
This is the substitution of a word that sounds close to the one you'd expect, but generally has no connection to it for the purpose of humor, or to convey confusion and anxiety.
comedy that is meant to entertain or delight the audience. Spoof slapstick, improvisation, and farce are considered forms of low comedy
satire,parody- causes the audience to think deeply about controversial issue in society
Exaggerated comedy, unlikely plot devices, accelerated pace, and stereotypical characters/behaviors
An exaggeration of another form of art (SNL)
uses ridicule, exaggeration and irony to comment on society, religion and politics.
When the expectation is different from the actual result of a situation
When the speaker says the opposite of what he or she means
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