7 Common Causes of Laughter
Terms in this set (7)
an overstatement; and enlargement of the truth
anything that seems out of place, out of time, or out of character
looking forward to a potential laugh
double meaning and puns (word play)
discovering hidden or obscure meanings
a situation in which the audience is protected by things are not really happening, such as when a character in a cartoon falls off a cliff and reappears in the next frame without a scratch.
an easing of pressure
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