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A definition of Low Comedy

Tweet What is considered “low” in comedy is when we laugh at basic things like life and death. Funny sex, insults, excrement, violence, gluttony, social rebellion and so on are expressions of the comical side of life and death. While … Read the rest of this entry

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Low Comedy in Vulgar Comedy (Part 1)

Tweet Well, just as the name Vulgar Comedy indicates it is also vulgar, in both senses, obscene or crude and popular. That it is also called low has to do with the fact that the Church and the elite has … Read the rest of this entry

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Low Comedy in Vulgar Comedy (Part 2)

Tweet But except from that about “the material-bodily lower” (See PART 1), Mikhail Bakhtin also states that common people at the time neither trusted seriousness nor people who were serious. They were a threat since the only ones that benefited … Read the rest of this entry

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