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Comedy
Hilarious
Parody
Ridiculous
Whacky
Extremely funny, causing loud amusement
A humorous imitation of a piece of literature or music
very silly or unreasonable
strange or eccentric
Hilarious
Extremely funny, causing loud amusement
Parody
A humorous imitation of a piece of literature or music
22 terms
Comedy
Comedy
Commedia dell'arte
Props, etc. in commedia dell'arte
Slapstick
-A play, movie, etc. of light and humorous character with a h…
-Italian popular comedy... -Developed in the 16th-18th century... -…
Travelers, temporary stages, props, masks, noisemakers
-Based on deliberately clumsy or humorously embarrassing even…
Comedy
-A play, movie, etc. of light and humorous character with a h…
Commedia dell'arte
-Italian popular comedy... -Developed in the 16th-18th century... -…
38 terms
Comedy
Comedy
Comedic
Wit and humor
humor
nondramatic literature with a happy ending, less exalted than…
term used to make a neutral reference to comedy without using…
originally neither referred to the laughable, but both do now…
originally humour, a physiological term meaning "eccentric."…
Comedy
nondramatic literature with a happy ending, less exalted than…
Comedic
term used to make a neutral reference to comedy without using…
Comedy
Blue Comedy
Burlesque
Low Comedy
High Comedy
comedy that is off-color, risque, indecent, or profane, large…
an artistic composition, especially literary or dramatic, tha…
physical humor; crude humor; body humor; clowns/bumbling fool…
ethereal and fantasy-like; transports to another place; more…
Blue Comedy
comedy that is off-color, risque, indecent, or profane, large…
Burlesque
an artistic composition, especially literary or dramatic, tha…
5 terms
Comedy
Wit
Comedy
Hillarium
Bad Comedy
The act of nicely being a jerk/ smart alec :)
The act of being stupid in a funny way :)
The state of complete hilariousness :)
What most people do :( I AM HERE TO STOP THIS! :)
Wit
The act of nicely being a jerk/ smart alec :)
Comedy
The act of being stupid in a funny way :)
26 terms
Comedy
What is the rule of three?
What are six ways to use incongruity?…
What is clashing?
What is exaggeration?
In writing lists, use two things of a similar kind or connota…
1. Clashing... 2. Exaggeration... 3. Litotes... 4. Sarcasm... 5. Misevalu…
Combining things with completely opposite connotations or mor…
Making something bigger, more important, or more intense than…
What is the rule of three?
In writing lists, use two things of a similar kind or connota…
What are six ways to use incongruity?…
1. Clashing... 2. Exaggeration... 3. Litotes... 4. Sarcasm... 5. Misevalu…
6 terms
Comedy
Low comedy
Comedy of Manners
Satire
Goal of comedy
The most untruly and most fun, belly laugh... Anything goes, pun…
Evokes warm and sympathetic laughter, happy solutions are fou…
Most critical and least comfortable, generates mocking laught…
acceptance
Low comedy
The most untruly and most fun, belly laugh... Anything goes, pun…
Comedy of Manners
Evokes warm and sympathetic laughter, happy solutions are fou…
Comedy
Black Humor
Comedy
Exaggeration
Incongruity
Humor that makes light of: death, tragedies, disasters, disea…
Deals with the things over which we can or should have contro…
Overstatement. Hyperbole. Mean Girls is one type of exaggerat…
This refers to conflicting elements that in some way deviate…
Black Humor
Humor that makes light of: death, tragedies, disasters, disea…
Comedy
Deals with the things over which we can or should have contro…
Comedy
Commonly human; good ordinary people
Developmental level
Sexual fulfillment; marriage; OR overt…
Outcome
Protagonist
Youth
Action
Successful, wedding, union, "happy ever after"
Commonly human; good ordinary people
Protagonist
Developmental level
Youth
Comedy
get something (idiomatic)
gag
stand-up comedy
narcissistic
understand
joke or funny story
a type of comedy where a comedian performs in front of and ta…
being too interested in yourself - for example your appearanc…
get something (idiomatic)
understand
gag
joke or funny story
7 terms
Comedy
Comedy
Witty Dialogue
Slapstick
Comic Situation
Makes you laugh or smile
Smart word choices that you have to think about
Physical Comedy
Funny actions
Comedy
Makes you laugh or smile
Witty Dialogue
Smart word choices that you have to think about
Comedy
Anecdotes
Banter
Caricature
Slapstick comedy
nothing but narration of interesting humorous events, which c…
Form of high comedy that includes sitcoms, exchanges of witty…
exaggerated portrayal of a persona mental, physical or person…
Boisterous form of comedy with chases, collisions, and practi…
Anecdotes
nothing but narration of interesting humorous events, which c…
Banter
Form of high comedy that includes sitcoms, exchanges of witty…
27 terms
Comedy
comedy
comedic
wit and humor
humor
nondramatic literature with happy ending... aim is to amuse
used to make neutral infrence to comedy w/o using "comic" whi…
originalyy neither referred to as being laughable, but both d…
originally humour, meaning eccentric.
comedy
nondramatic literature with happy ending... aim is to amuse
comedic
used to make neutral infrence to comedy w/o using "comic" whi…
6 terms
comedy
grits
sausage
grasspass
lonley
funny word
funny word
funny word
not
grits
funny word
sausage
funny word
39 terms
comedy
comedy
slapstick
caricature
high comedy
entertainment that is funny
silly physical humor
traits that are exaggerated (drawing of someone)
you have to think to get it, a comedy for people with higher…
comedy
entertainment that is funny
slapstick
silly physical humor
38 terms
Comedy
Comedy
Comedic
Wit and humor
Humor
nondramatic literature with a happy ended, less exalted than…
term used to make a neutral reference to comedy without using…
originally neither referred to the laughable, but both do now…
originally humour, a physiological term meaning "eccentric."…
Comedy
nondramatic literature with a happy ended, less exalted than…
Comedic
term used to make a neutral reference to comedy without using…
9 terms
Comedy
go in for
put on
make out
dress up
1) do a particular activity; 2) do smth because you enjoy it
start wearing, pretending
1) pretend or claim you are smbd; 2) understand
wear smart clothes or an unusual costume
go in for
1) do a particular activity; 2) do smth because you enjoy it
put on
start wearing, pretending
22 terms
Comedy
Comedy of manners
Comic repetition
grotesque
humor
portrays a particular class in society
repeating words or phrases that may or may not be funny
bizarre
something that is meant to be entertaining
Comedy of manners
portrays a particular class in society
Comic repetition
repeating words or phrases that may or may not be funny
comedy
what do you call a cow with no legs
do zombies eat donuts with their fingers
comedy
keyboard warrior
ground beef
no, they eat them sepertly
making people laugh
guy who insults people through the internet
what do you call a cow with no legs
ground beef
do zombies eat donuts with their fingers
no, they eat them sepertly
Comedy
Why did the clowns have chess pieces f…
What did the child say to the tomato?
Why did the banana look bruised?
Why were the plants shiny?
They were boring
You look red
He got jumped in the alley
God gave them light
Why did the clowns have chess pieces f…
They were boring
What did the child say to the tomato?
You look red
Comedy
the foundation of all comedy
parody/spoof
satire
dark comedy
irony
comedy that satirizes well known stories
angry attack on something
humour surrounding normally serious themes
the foundation of all comedy
irony
parody/spoof
comedy that satirizes well known stories
comedy
satire
horation
juvenalian
dramatic irony
literary criticism; sees customs thst are causing human damag…
detached; no deep desire for change
addresses social evil through outrage and scorn
clear to audience not characters
satire
literary criticism; sees customs thst are causing human damag…
horation
detached; no deep desire for change
22 terms
Comedy
Romantic Comedy
Caricatures
Vaudeville
Exaggeration
Often involves a love triangle
Characters with emphasis on traits
Family variety show
Overemphasis on traits
Romantic Comedy
Often involves a love triangle
Caricatures
Characters with emphasis on traits
15 terms
Comedy
Method of comedy vs tragedy
humors
etymology
ecstasis
...
-Latin for bodily fluids... -goal: to provide pleasure
...
-taking care of yourself... -removed from your body/feel joy
Method of comedy vs tragedy
...
humors
-Latin for bodily fluids... -goal: to provide pleasure
10 terms
Comedy
Classical comedy
Comic relief
Farce
Mock epic
There is usually a happy union at the end
Used in a tragedy to lighten up the story during a heavy conf…
Comedy that has ridiculous plot with a lot of physical and in…
Very lengthy epic poem written for comic effect
Classical comedy
There is usually a happy union at the end
Comic relief
Used in a tragedy to lighten up the story during a heavy conf…
Comedy
Irony
Parody/spoof
Slapstick
Satire
The foundation of all the comedy is
Comedy that satirizes well known stories
Comity involving exaggerated physical violence or activities
Angry attack on someone the author strongly disapprove, using…
Irony
The foundation of all the comedy is
Parody/spoof
Comedy that satirizes well known stories
7 terms
comedy
parody
satire
farce
slapstick
an imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or…
the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose…
a comic dramatic work using buffoonery and horseplay and typi…
comedy based on deliberately clumsy actions and humorously em…
parody
an imitation of the style of a particular writer, artist, or…
satire
the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose…
Comedy
Allusion
Absurdist Humor
Satire
Verse Satire
An expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
Extreme incongruity
The use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to "piss s…
Satire that travels across verses.
Allusion
An expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
Absurdist Humor
Extreme incongruity
22 terms
comedy
Leguizamo
goldberg
goldberg
goldberg
played a street walker, talk show host and 14 year old boy
first woman to host academy award
played a little girl who wanted blonde hair
won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and tony award
Leguizamo
played a street walker, talk show host and 14 year old boy
goldberg
first woman to host academy award
10 terms
Comedy
Dark humor
Farce
Humorous irony
Malapropism
making light of a subject matter usually Considered taboo or…
flat characters in ridiculous situations (horseplay)
a situation in which what is expected is in a sharp contrast…
misuse of a word
Dark humor
making light of a subject matter usually Considered taboo or…
Farce
flat characters in ridiculous situations (horseplay)
Comedy
Comedy of Ideas
Comedy of Manners
Farce
Low Comedy
-Characters argue about ideas; like politics, religion, sex,…
-Amorous intrigues among the upper classes... -Focus is on witt…
-Plot is full of coincidences, mis-timings, mistaken identity…
-Dirty jokes, dirty gestures, sex, and elimination... -Exaggerat…
Comedy of Ideas
-Characters argue about ideas; like politics, religion, sex,…
Comedy of Manners
-Amorous intrigues among the upper classes... -Focus is on witt…
Comedy
comedy
effects of comedy
old comedy (Greek)
middle comedy (Greek)
an amusing and entertaining work
1) often contrasted with tragedy... 2) ends happily... 3) presents…
combination of political satire and fantastic elements (magic…
focused on social concerns
comedy
an amusing and entertaining work
effects of comedy
1) often contrasted with tragedy... 2) ends happily... 3) presents…
Comedy
Story
Ending
Protagonist
Goals
specific time and place
happy, unpredictable
average/ less than average
successful resolution
Story
specific time and place
Ending
happy, unpredictable
20 terms
Comedy
comedy of humors
comedy of manners
comedy of sitiuation
dark humor
type of comedy: characters' actions are controlled by some wh…
type of comedy: involves the conventions or manners of artifi…
type of comedy that depends more on plot than characterization
defined by humor that makes light of so-called dark or evil e…
comedy of humors
type of comedy: characters' actions are controlled by some wh…
comedy of manners
type of comedy: involves the conventions or manners of artifi…
Comedy
Human Error / Shortcomings
Difference
Grotesque
Absurdity
A person does something wrong and there can be consequences
Showing a difference and the contrast between two particular…
Out of order, proposing racism, swearing socially unacceptabl…
Pinpointing a particular disorder in society and/or point and…
Human Error / Shortcomings
A person does something wrong and there can be consequences
Difference
Showing a difference and the contrast between two particular…
7 terms
comedy
satire
Human​ error​/ Shortcomings
Exaggeration​
Wit​
The use of irony, humour, exaggeration to expose one's stupid…
Someone does something wrong and there can be consequences
A statement that makes a word better or worse than it
a comedian
satire
The use of irony, humour, exaggeration to expose one's stupid…
Human​ error​/ Shortcomings
Someone does something wrong and there can be consequences
18 terms
Comedy
burlesques
chorus
parrhesia
Lysistrata
political cabarets. Performances that had a sexual plot. Inte…
24 members. 12 female. 12 male. all played by men
"to speak freely" people were free to say whatever without fe…
"breaker/disbander of armies"
burlesques
political cabarets. Performances that had a sexual plot. Inte…
chorus
24 members. 12 female. 12 male. all played by men
5 terms
Comedy
Low comedy
High comedy
Incongruity theory
Superiority theory
Lowest comedy; easy to understand
Have to interpret
Idea that something is funny because it is different than exp…
Makes us feel superior
Low comedy
Lowest comedy; easy to understand
High comedy
Have to interpret
Comedy
Anecdote
Hyperbole
Dark comedy
Satire
Short story to make you laugh
Exaggerated thing
Jokes based on a tragic event
Making or being sarcastic in a convo
Anecdote
Short story to make you laugh
Hyperbole
Exaggerated thing
21 terms
Comedy
The structure of Comedy comes from....
Structure of Comedy
Movement of Society (First Element of…
Appearance of Society (First Element o…
Plautus and Tenrence
A young man wants a young woman... His desire is met with opposi…
Starts with some people that 'rule' the society... In the end th…
The new generation of society is usually signalized by a wedd…
The structure of Comedy comes from....
Plautus and Tenrence
Structure of Comedy
A young man wants a young woman... His desire is met with opposi…
7 terms
comedy
old comedy
new comedy
fescennine verses
saturae
aristophanes, unities of time & place, dramatic illusion shat…
menander/diphilus/philemon, no gods, normal structure (prolog…
named after etruscan city, licentia, closer to roast, apotrop…
etruscan genre, e dancers w music, variety show-esque, propit…
old comedy
aristophanes, unities of time & place, dramatic illusion shat…
new comedy
menander/diphilus/philemon, no gods, normal structure (prolog…
10 terms
Comedy
Moliere Dates
Moliere Life
Moliere plays
restoration comedy
French, 1627-1675.
Started off and ended as an actor but was mainly a playwright…
The Misanthrope, Tartuffe.
Took place when throne was being restored to British monarchy…
Moliere Dates
French, 1627-1675.
Moliere Life
Started off and ended as an actor but was mainly a playwright…
6 terms
Comedy
History
Comedy is concerned with...
Neoclassicism
Three TENETS of Neoclassicism
Greek --> Roman --> Commedia Dell'arte
public spaces as opposed to private spaces... social issues as o…
Used to justify non-religious plays (The Hypochondriac)
Reality... Morality... Universality
History
Greek --> Roman --> Commedia Dell'arte
Comedy is concerned with...
public spaces as opposed to private spaces... social issues as o…
17 terms
comedy
comedy
commedia dell'arte
comedy of humors
farce
-a play movie etc of light and humorous characters with a hap…
-Italian deprived from 16-8 century ... -masked entertainers imp…
-Latin rumor/ umor= liquid... -used medieval and Renaissance med…
-light humorous play where the plot depends on skillfully exp…
comedy
-a play movie etc of light and humorous characters with a hap…
commedia dell'arte
-Italian deprived from 16-8 century ... -masked entertainers imp…
12 terms
Comedy
Aristophanes
old comedy
new comedy
Menander
449-386
500-400
300 and after
...
Aristophanes
449-386
old comedy
500-400
19 terms
Comedy
Farce
Fish out of water
Gross out comedy
Parody
Physical humor
Main character in alien environment
Humor of disgust
Make fun of other film
Farce
Physical humor
Fish out of water
Main character in alien environment
10 terms
comedy
high comedy
low comedy
slapstick
parody
intellectual wit, high society, clever characters and situati…
coarse language, silliness, and farce; family guy, the hangover
quick physical humor, jokes with punch lines; the three stooges
work that deliberately mimics or copies the style of another…
high comedy
intellectual wit, high society, clever characters and situati…
low comedy
coarse language, silliness, and farce; family guy, the hangover
Comedy
50 First Dates
Hot Rod
Arguing With Myself
The Grinch
Adam Sandler
Andy Samberg
Jeff Dunham
Jim Carry
50 First Dates
Adam Sandler
Hot Rod
Andy Samberg
comedy
The Journey
Reducto ad absurdam
parody and burlesque
Inversion
ex: a road trip movie
plot- ridiculous, absurd situations (south park)
plot- slapstick, exaggerated gestures and actions
device- character must do something they are uncomfortable wi…
The Journey
ex: a road trip movie
Reducto ad absurdam
plot- ridiculous, absurd situations (south park)
comedy
caricature
colloquialism
deflation
euphemism
a representation in which the subject's distinctive features…
informal language
an object either assumes or is given elevated status and then…
less offensive substitute
caricature
a representation in which the subject's distinctive features…
colloquialism
informal language
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