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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comedy_(drama)

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

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  ...

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

Mar 19, 2015 ... 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 ...

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 ...

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.thinctanc.co.uk/words/comedy.html

One thing worth noting is that when analysing comedy and what is funny, it is almost ... The original meaning of the word comedy was merely a dramatic play that ...

english.tutorvista.com/literary-response/comedy.html

A play or literary work that ends happily and often makes us laugh is said to be a comedy. It usually deviates from the normal action or character, or thought, ...