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

novaonline.nvcc.edu/eli/spd130et/typecomd.htm

Jan 4, 2008 ... Types of Drama / Plays: Comedy. "Komos" -- Greek -- revelry at end of comedies based on some deviation from normality in action, character, ...

www.nosweatshakespeare.com/shakespeares-plays/play-types/comedy-plays

Shakespeare's comedies (or rather the plays of Shakespeare that are usually ... Aristophanes, the towering giant of comedy, used every kind of humour from the ...

literarydevices.net/comedy

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

www.britannica.com/art/comedy

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  ...

www.thoughtco.com/how-to-identify-a-shakespeare-comedy-2985155

Shakespeare's comedy plays have stood the test of time. Works such as "The Merchant of Venice." "As You Like It" and "Much Ado About Nothing" are among ...

www.thedramateacher.com/types-of-comedy-for-drama-class

Studying comedy can be one 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 ...

www3.dbu.edu/mitchell/comedytr.htm

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) ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/comedy

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 ...