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Theories of Laughter and Comedy – Part 2

Here are more theories as a continuing of PART 1. The magnanimous laughter has much to do with what I mean when I speak of humor as opposed to comedy (See HERE). It is a way to let “thing be where … Read the rest of this entry

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Theories of Laughter and Comedy – Part 1

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 already … Read the rest of this entry

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Humor

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 at … Read the rest of this entry

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Laughter

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 concern. … Read the rest of this entry

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About satire as Vulgar Comedy

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. The … Read the rest of this entry

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