Comedy Essay Topics

The Taming of the Shrew

The servants in the play are mainly dopey and dim-witted. They fool around stage acting stupidly and behaving erratically. As the majority of the audiences would not have had a proper education, so they would rely on these exaggerated actions and visual antics. An example of this would be when Petruchio returns home after the… View Article

American TV comedy

Sit-coms in television history have been one of the most important genres for expressing the values of the middle and lower classes in our society, not in order to make fun of them but to express the best of them in a softer way. For the general public today, the sit-com is like the pantomime… View Article

Situation comedy

After viewing The Office and I’m Alan Partridge I agree with the quote “Men in situation comedy are doomed to fail”. Throughout both of the sit-coms I looked at, the main element of comedy is the lead characters failures. The office has the conventions of a documentary in the work place, which adds emphasis to… View Article

Order to create comedy

Bob Acres is seen as a comic character within ‘The Rivals’ and this is for various reasons. He communicates a contrast between town and country, which immediately depicts Acres as a target for humour. I want my audience to find sympathy with the character and his nai?? ve attitude towards town life, this will be… View Article

What Makes Me Laugh

Laughter is a positive emotion that is triggered by a joke, being tickled, seeing funny appearances or physical actions, hearing funny voices and seeing various facial expressions .Laughter gets rid of all your stress hormones. Furthermore humour can be developed over time. When I was younger, I found many various things funny. Sponge bob, in… View Article

Service and price options

In summary, the website is very effective in achieving its goal of reaching customers through the internet. Although the rental service via the internet and by mail is only available in the United States, the online service gives an outlook of the whole company. The layout and the consistent use of the color scheme give… View Article

Cause and Effect: Comedy Genre Films and its Audience

Genuine laughter is known by many to be the best universal medicine there is. It is the automatic cure for sorrow and sadness, the antidote to alleviate any emotional stress, the most inexpensive and may be argued as being the purest and most enlivening form of audible expression known to man. This has been the… View Article

The divine comedy

One may ask whether or not the scriptwriters or directors of the movies to be mentioned in this paper were able to actually read the Divine comedy; or perhaps the depiction of Heaven, hell, and the purgatory made my Dante was simply so vivid that it has become a staple of the mainstream literary views… View Article

“The Rivals” by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

“The Rivals” by Richard Brinsley Sheridan is a comic play, and it has no true tragedy in it. So, no matter how it is produced, it is humorous. However, there are several characters and subplots that could be emphasized if “The Rivals” were to be produced as a laughing comedy or a sentimental comedy, and… View Article

Divine Intervention

Divine Intervention is a comedy, drama and war film directed by Elia Suleiman released in 2003. It is a film that unveils the Middle East tension happening in Jerusalem. It has convulsive fantasy scenes and  mellow political themes. The director successfully conveyed the message and the themes to the audiences by the actors and actresses… View Article

Thalia, Muse Of Comedy

Venue is defined simply as the appropriate place of trial. In criminal cases, fairness and convenience to the defendants are the underlying policy in determining venue. It has been often ruled that the basic requirement of placing venue in the district wherein the crime has been committed must be determined from the nature of the… View Article

Dr. Stragelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

“Dr. StrangeLove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” was directed by Stanley Kubrick in 1964. Irreverence and satire are used many times in this film. Serious events are often portrayed lightly or made humorous. An example of this is the scene where Mandrake finds the codes to recall the planes,… View Article

Humor Concept Speech

The two clips I showed are ones that I find particularly hilarious. Not for any particular reason other than the fact that I just do. That’s the beauty of humor; it’s not a science, it’s an art. There is no magical equation to making an audience or even a person laugh at every presented joke… View Article

Sense of Humour

I love the phrase “sense of humor” because it can have several meanings to it. The book definition is “the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous”. Which I believe is correct. This term is so fun because everyone has their own definition of humor and sense of humor. I believe I… View Article

Steve Harvey

Synopsis Steve Harvey got his start in stand-up comedy, which led to TV roles such as host of Showtime at the Apollo and the star of a WB sitcom. He was one of the four comedians featured in the Spike Lee Film The Original Kings of Comedy. He now hosts a syndicated radio show and… View Article