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Black comedy - Wikipedia

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Black comedy or dark comedy is a comic style that makes light of subjects that are generally considered serious or taboo. Literary critics such as Blake Hobby at  ...

Humor - Examples and Definition of Humor - Literary Devices

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Definition, Usage and a list of Humor Examples in literature. Humor is a literary tool that makes audience laugh, or that intends to induce amusement or laughter.

Humour, Irony and Satire in Literature | TJPRC Publication ...

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KEYWORDS: Humour, Irony, Satire, Sarcasm, Incongruity, Figures of Speech, Literary ... Ironic literature exploits, in addition to the rhetorical figure, such devices as ... True purpose of literature is uplifting our spirits, shining a cold light on dark ...

Examples of Sarcasm

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Sarcasm is an ironic or satirical remark that seems to be praising someone or something but is really taunting or cutting. Check out some examples of sarcasm to better understand the word.. ... Mark Twain; "Weather forecast for tonight: dark." - George Carlin; "You see, ... Aside from your face, What other jokes do you ha...

Critical Concepts: Verbal Irony

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Nov 30, 2000 ... But note that the term sarcasm in the technical rhetorical sense we've ... told an off-color joke about a grandmother and then realized to his surprise .... even if all of the characters are in the dark about what the full extent of the ...

Black humor | Define Black humor at Dictionary.com

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Black humor definition, a form of humor that regards human suffering as absurd rather than pitiable, or that considers human existence as ironic and pointless ...

IRONIC HUMOUR: HOW TO LOSE PEOPLE AND ALIENATE CATS ...

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Aug 7, 2011 ... The humorous (or mildly sarcastic) use of words to imply something ... A literary style employing such contrasts for humorous or rhetorical .... The main change is that the old white ruling class is joined by the new black elite.

What Is Irony? (With Examples) - Daily Writing Tips

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Dec 15, 2010 ... Equally, Aussies and Brits can be just as ignorant. Pot. Kettle. Black.) ..... You can relay an ironic story and be completely devoid of sarcasm, and vice versa. ..... it became a form of sophisticated thought and rhetoric, usages that ..... I like to refer to puns as punish humor, which, in the world of irony and puns,...

Comedy Examples and Definition - Literary Devices

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There are many different forms of comedy, such as screwball comedy, black ... satire, pun, comedy of manners, romantic comedy, farce, burlesque, sarcasm, ...

Literary and Critical Terms - DePaul University

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Black humor--comedy mingled with horror or a sense of the macabre; extremely bitter, ... A subtle form of sarcasm, verbal irony is a rhetorical device in which the ...