English Lit

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English Lit
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  1. Tragedy
    • rational
    • moral
    • logical
    • death
    • punishment
    • pity/fear
    • realism
  2. Comedy
    • irrational
    • immoral
    • discontinuous
    • laughter
    • fallible language
    • irony
  3. How comedy affects people
    • based on irony
    • intellectual process
    • gets rid of emotional responses
    • need for change
    • character is blind
    • comparison between reader and character
  4. Caricature
    features exaggerated to produce a comic or grotesque effect
  5. Dflation
    an object either assumes an elevated status then treated like the object decrease
  6. Disparagement
    to belittle
  7. Knaves & Fools
    • knave: rogues
    • fools: suckers
    • expose each other
  8. Low Comedy
    little intellectual appeal
  9. High Comedy
    appeals to intellect
  10. Burlesque
    ridiculous exaggeration and distortion
  11. Farce
    • highly improbable plot
    • exaggerated character
    • slapstick elements
  12. Lampoon
    • broad satirical piece
    • ridicule used to attack a person/group
  13. Satire
    holding up to ridicule the follies and vices of people/time
  14. Slapstick
    • boisterous
    • chases, collisions, and crude pratical jokes
  15. Travesty
    • serious subject frivolously
    • often religious
    • reduces everything to lowest level
  16. Levels of comedy
    • Farce (low)
    • obscenity
    • physical mishap
    • plot devices
    • verbal mt
    • inconsistencies of charater
    • comedy of satire (high)
  17. Comedy of Ideas
    politics, rligion, sex, marriage
  18. Comedy of manners
    • love affairs among upper classes
    • clever speech
    • in-crowds

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