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Comedy (drama)

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A comedy is entertainment consisting of jokes and satire, intended to make an audience laugh. For ancient Greeks and Romans a comedy was a stage-play with ...

Comedy - Examples and Definition of Comedy - Literary Devices

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We find romantic comedy in Shakespearean plays and some Elizabethan contemporaries. These plays are concerned with idealized love affairs. It is a fact that ...

Shakespeare's Comedy Plays: Comedy Plays By Shakespeare

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Shakespeare's comedies (or rather the plays of Shakespeare that are ... Early Greek comedy was in sharp contrast to the dignity and seriousness of tragedy.

Types of Comedy for Drama Class | The Drama Teacher

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Mar 19, 2015 ... ne of the most enjoyable units of work in any high school drama program. One of the advantages of comedy is there are so many sub genres of ...

Comedy | Define Comedy at Dictionary.com

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Comedy definition, a play, movie, etc., of light and humorous character with a happy or cheerful ending; a dramatic work in which the central motif is the triumph ...

Comedy and Tragedy - DePaul University

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Comedy. According to Aristotle (who speculates on the matter in his Poetics), ... nobility"--through various tests of character over the course of a story or play.

Dramatic Comedy: History and Types - Video & Lesson Transcript ...

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So, what should you expect if you go to the theatre for a comedic play? Well, dramatic comedies mostly will focus on ordinary people and their lives. As a result ...

Elements of Shakespearean Comedy - Exploring what makes a ...

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An examination of the differences between tragedy and comedy and the elements ... Not only in the same drama may both exist in perfect unison, but even in the ...

Comedy, Theatre and Humor - lamplighterstheatre.org

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Modern comedy is all about making people laugh; it can be a play, a book, a TV show or a movie that's entertaining and fun. It originally referred to the comic ...

Ancient Greek Comedy - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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Mar 25, 2013 ... The precise origins of Greek comedy plays are lost in the mists of pre-history, but the activity of men dressing as and mimicking others must ...

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Introduction to Theatre -- Types of Drama -- Comedy

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Last revision date: January 4, 2008. Return to Types of Drama Menu. Types of Drama / Plays: Comedy. "Komos" -- Greek -- revelry at end of comedies based on  ...

comedy | literature and performance | Britannica.com

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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 with tragedy and on  ...

Characteristics of Tragedy and Comedy

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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) ...