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15 terms
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…
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…
13 terms
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…
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
34 terms
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…
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
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…
7 terms
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
20 terms
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…
10 terms
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
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…
10 terms
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
8 terms
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)
31 terms
Comedy
Antagonist
Bathos
Bawd
Bawdy
2nd character, who disagrees with the Protagonist.
Taking an elevated form and descending it into the ridiculous.
A woman who is humorously indecent.
Language which is coarse and lewd.
Antagonist
2nd character, who disagrees with the Protagonist.
Bathos
Taking an elevated form and descending it into the ridiculous.
8 terms
Comedy
Low Comedy
Slapstick
Farce
Satire
requires little skill in the scripting (if there is a script…
knockabout, physical humour. Media examples include The Three…
involves ridiculous, improbable situations. Media examples in…
is comedy that sends up people and events, ridiculing and moc…
Low Comedy
requires little skill in the scripting (if there is a script…
Slapstick
knockabout, physical humour. Media examples include The Three…
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
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…
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…
10 terms
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
12 terms
Comedy
Aristophanes
old comedy
new comedy
Menander
449-386
500-400
300 and after
...
Aristophanes
449-386
old comedy
500-400
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…
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…
5 terms
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…
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
12 terms
Comedy~
Aristophanes
old comedy
new comedy
Menander
449-386... Comic Playwright... Author of Lysistrata, Clouds... Old Com…
500-400... Aristophanes... Interacts more with contemporary events…
300 and on... New type of plot: love stories and misunderstandin…
New comedy playwright, many Roman plays have plots based on h…
Aristophanes
449-386... Comic Playwright... Author of Lysistrata, Clouds... Old Com…
old comedy
500-400... Aristophanes... Interacts more with contemporary events…
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
10 terms
Comedy
High Comedy
Low Comedy
Farce
Slapstick
- Witty dialogue, satire and criticisms ... - Cultured and Artic…
- Unrefined... - Jokes of Bodily functions and blatant sexual re…
- Highly exaggerated... - Mocking of highly improbable situations
- Exaggerated physical comedic activity
High Comedy
- Witty dialogue, satire and criticisms ... - Cultured and Artic…
Low Comedy
- Unrefined... - Jokes of Bodily functions and blatant sexual re…
16 terms
Comedy
"O, excellent! I love long life better…
"Am I not an inch of fortune better th…
"your old smock brings forth a new pet…
"I am sick and sullen"
Living long is great... Charmian - Act 1, Scene 2
I want better fortune than Charmian... Iras - Act 1, Scene 2
Fulvia's death means you can marry the prettier one... Enobarbus…
Faking illness... Cleopatra - Act 1, Scene 3
"O, excellent! I love long life better…
Living long is great... Charmian - Act 1, Scene 2
"Am I not an inch of fortune better th…
I want better fortune than Charmian... Iras - Act 1, Scene 2
48 terms
COMEDY
minstrelsy
burlesque
concert saloons
Puritans
white men dressed up as "blackface", performed songs, dances…
gender, parodies of the high culture, puns and rhymes, never…
appealed to working class men, water girls, like hooters
Felt theatre it mocked nature and god, theatre was perpetual…
minstrelsy
white men dressed up as "blackface", performed songs, dances…
burlesque
gender, parodies of the high culture, puns and rhymes, never…
31 terms
Comedy
Comedy
High Comedy
Low Comedy
Satire
any literature whose subject better is selected to amuse
intellectual, provokes "thoughtful laughter", relies on wit,…
Physical, beastial, relies on slapstick, gags, clownish behav…
a style of writing that exposes its subject to ridicule using…
Comedy
any literature whose subject better is selected to amuse
High Comedy
intellectual, provokes "thoughtful laughter", relies on wit,…
24 terms
comedy
approaches to dramatic material
comedy
tragicomedy
comedy uses laughter to
-comedy... -tragicomedy
humorous look at the world
-blends comic and tragic together... -the view of the audience i…
illuminate the problems of men, women, and the world
approaches to dramatic material
-comedy... -tragicomedy
comedy
humorous look at the world
9 terms
Comedy
Lowest
Farce
manner
ideas
body jokes
mistaken identities, coincidences, and mistiming
emphasizing the mechanism of language and reduce life and its…
argue important issues. puts different approaches or views ag…
Lowest
body jokes
Farce
mistaken identities, coincidences, and mistiming
10 terms
Comedy
The different types of Comedy
Satire
Parody
Grotesque
Satire... Irony... Parody... Grotesque... Burlesque
A literary work that criticizes human misconduct and ridicule…
A work that closely imitates the style or content of another…
Commonly used to denote aberrations from the norm of harmony,…
The different types of Comedy
Satire... Irony... Parody... Grotesque... Burlesque
Satire
A literary work that criticizes human misconduct and ridicule…
8 terms
comedy
comic miniatures
comic frame of mind
disposition theory in comedy
superiority/disparagement theory
-Comedies typically feature one... overarching conflict and reso…
Audience must approach humorous... presentations with a lighthea…
we like humorous... stories in which liked protagonists triumph…
• Justice for characters based on disposition... is not enough f…
comic miniatures
-Comedies typically feature one... overarching conflict and reso…
comic frame of mind
Audience must approach humorous... presentations with a lighthea…
12 terms
Comedy
Aristophanes
Menander
Costumes
How did people perform more than one r…
Born in Athens dies in Delphi... Made fun of prominent public fi…
Considered the supreme poet of Greek comedy... Made fictional pl…
Wore detailed masks, tights, and short tunics... Only men perfor…
They changed costumes between scenes
Aristophanes
Born in Athens dies in Delphi... Made fun of prominent public fi…
Menander
Considered the supreme poet of Greek comedy... Made fictional pl…
14 terms
Comedy
Romantic comedy
Farce
Comedy of manners
Metamorphosis
Typical love story
Exaggerated low comedy
Mocks upper class
Something becomes something else
Romantic comedy
Typical love story
Farce
Exaggerated low comedy
Comedy
comedy
old comedy
middle comedy
new comedy
an amusing and entertaining work
combination of political satire and fantastic elements like m…
focused on social concerns
typically depicted two lovers who must overcome obstacles bef…
comedy
an amusing and entertaining work
old comedy
combination of political satire and fantastic elements like m…
14 terms
Comedy
Comedy of manner
Metamorphosis
Tragicomedy
Romantic comedy
Mocks the stylized fashions and manners os sophisticated soci…
Becomes something else ex:Cinderella, mermaid
Employs a tragic plot but ends happily, like a comedy
Every chick flick ever made ex: 27 dresses
Comedy of manner
Mocks the stylized fashions and manners os sophisticated soci…
Metamorphosis
Becomes something else ex:Cinderella, mermaid
comedy
sarcastic
laughable
witty
ironic
a cutting and often ironic remark
of a kind to provoke laughter
mental capability and resourcefulness
the humorous or sardonic use of words to express the opposite…
sarcastic
a cutting and often ironic remark
laughable
of a kind to provoke laughter
39 terms
Comedy
Why do we laugh?
Nature vs Nurture
Kinds of laughter
neurologist
-surprise ... -silly... -satiric
Both
nervous laughter... hysterical laughter... villainous evil laughter…
"The nervous system in general discharges itself on the muscu…
Why do we laugh?
-surprise ... -silly... -satiric
Nature vs Nurture
Both
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