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Parody in Commedia dell’Arte

Tweet A common convention in Commedia dell’Arte, with very old ancestries, is the habit of mock and parody other groups and colleagues. This tradition goes back to the times when several groups were performing from their carts and wagons at … Read the rest of this entry

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The Official Theatre

Tweet When talking so much about Vulgar Comedy I must define my view on the opposite, the Official Theatre, as well. It will be extremely shortened and generalized, since the amount and variations in genres are almost as great is … Read the rest of this entry

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Theories of Laughter and Comedy – Part 1

Tweet Lots of people have tried to write the theory behind laughter or explain what it is that makes us laugh. No one has succeeded. I will try to list and explain a few of them here under. We have … Read the rest of this entry

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Humor

Tweet Humor, on the other hand, is distance or the ability to see things from a distance. It opens up other and new angles to see a situation. It also invites us to see things from two or more perspectives … Read the rest of this entry

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Laughter

Tweet First of all laughter is the actual bodily expression of joy, comedy and humor. It is what it all strive for. Laughter is the bodily expression of nervousness, confusion, embarrassment or tickling as well, but that is not our … Read the rest of this entry

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Comedy

Tweet Comedy is a sort of humor since it also has to do with looking at things from a distance. Comedy is in many ways a rather cruel amusement. Most of the time we tend to laugh at people that … Read the rest of this entry

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About satire as Vulgar Comedy

Tweet Satire is definitely a part of Vulgar Comedy with its roots back to popular comedy in ancient times. It has always kicked upwards. It can mock authority or the social order in general and its weapon is always laughter. … Read the rest of this entry

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