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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comedy

In a modern sense, comedy refers to any discourse or work generally intended to be humorous .... Comedy is the third form of literature, being the most divorced from a true mimesis. Tragedy is the truest mimesis, followed by epic poetry, ...

literarydevices.net/comedy

Definition, Usage and a list of Comedy Examples in literature. ... This form of dramatic genre deals with intrigues and relations of ladies and gentlemen, living in ...

www.britannica.com/art/comedy

Aug 12, 2010 ... Comedy, type of drama or other art form the chief object of which, according to modern notions, is to amuse. It is contrasted on the one hand ...

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Comedy of humours: a form of drama typical at the end of the 16th and the ... In European literature, the greatest master of the genre is undoubtedly Molière.

www.literarydevices.com/comedy

Definition and a list of examples of comedy. Comedy is a form of entertainment meant to be humorous, whether in literature, television, film, or stand-up.

blogs.cornellcollege.edu/cla36481213/comedy-terms/forms-of-comedy

Burlesque – an artistic composition, esp. literary or dramatic, that, for the sake of laughter, vulgarizes lofty material or treats ordinary material with mock dignity, ...

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Jul 11, 2015 ... Comedies are designed to make us laugh - sometimes even until we cry ... Since the time of Shakespeare's comic plays, the literary form has ...

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The following list by John Morreall represents a conglomeration of varying theory on the nature of tragedy and comedy. Personally, I find (depending on the play) ...

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Drama, one of the oldest literary forms, is intended to be performed before an audience by actors on stage. The ancient Greeks were the first to invent drama, ...

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On the other hand, it's not true that a film or literary work must involve sexual humor ... of all comic forms--both on stage and on screen--is the romantic comedy .