You can tell that nobody takes them seriously, especially when Leonato shows no sign of gratefulness that he has captured two men by simply saying “go drink some wine” (Shakespeare 46) As we look into the theories of comedy for the play, it is clear that an option is Freud’s theory. He believes that the essence of comedy and laughter come at the extent of others. Comedy is often a disguised form of anger or aggression. We find ourselves, as well as some of the characters in the play, laughing at the fact that some of the characters are being manipulated into believing one thing from another. Much Ado About Nothing was a difficult play for me to understand at first, but after watching the play and going back and reading it again it definitely helped my understanding of the sarcasm happening by the characters.
“The Drunkard” Questions 1. The humor in this story appears when the son is thirsty and gets drunk off of his father’s drink. The humor arises because of the situation and because of the boy’s drunken observations of life. While drunk, the little boy seems to overreact to the situations, a problem that results from intoxication, and his overanalyzed perception of the occurrences are what is funny. It is funny when the boy begins to sing and sings even louder because he believes his father missed the point of his singing, and the fact that the boy is doing everything the drunken father would have done is humorous too.
He loved Allie then he died so now Holden subconsciously relates love with death, disappointment, and despair. While people without PTSD relate love with happiness, beauty, and stability. Also he has trouble forming basic relationships with people. With his roommates, Stradlater and Ackly, he admits to not liking them. He dislikes ackly for the simple reason that he has bad hygiene and it annoys Holden.
The author writes, “Things outta get better, I figured. They couldn’t get worse. I was wrong.” Which leads the reader to believe something bad is about to happen. Chapter 4 Ruefully: Feeling, showing, or causing regret Hermit: Somebody who chooses to live alone and to have little or no social contact Premonition: A strong feeling, without a rational basis, that something is going to happen 1. Ponyboy meant the socs were drunk.
We laugh because we feel that George is inferior to us in his situations. His complaining of the clown’s name being an unacceptable clown name is unimportant and trivial. He nags about it and is unable to let go of something that is so unimportant. This allows us to feel that he is ridiculous and that we are therefore think on a superior level to him. Does the audience care about the clown’s name?
He often drinks with his neighbors Quagmire, Joe, and Cleveland at the “Drunken Clam,” a local bar. Based on an I.Q. test, Peter’s intelligence level falls slightly below the cutoff for mental retardation. His defining characteristics are his impulsiveness, carelessness, and short attention span, which often lead him into strange situations. He is known for his lack of intelligence and is usually depicted as offensive and immature.
Alcohol and cannabis were used by the author as devices to break down the barriers between Robert and the husband. Despite the husbands tolerance of the blind man, he is very immature in his tolerance. He makes insensitive jokes and asks inconsiderate questions. He is jealous of his wifes treatment of the blind man and how they cary on conversation so easily. The husband wants the
This does not sit well with the Savage, as he came from outside the society and was able to experience both pleasure and pain and appreciate one for the other. Confronting the Controller about the prohibition of high art from the society and the encouragement of sensual experiences and drug use, the Savage states that the whole situation seems “quite horrible.” The Controller counters this with “Of course it does. Actual happiness always looks pretty squalid in comparison with the over-compensations for misery…Happiness is never grand.” This concept of actual happiness alludes to Mill’s idea of the differentiation of pleasure and happiness. While the society
Comic Relief Date: 25/07/2011 Course Code: ENG4U Shakespeare often adds some comedy to his plays. It is generally known as ‘comic relief’ because the tragedy is so overwhelming with murders, ghosts, suicides and anguish. It gives everyone some breathing room before the intensity of the next act. Comic relief is a humorous scene, or incident occurring in the middle of a serious or tragic selection and intentionally designed to relieve emotional stress. At the same time to increase, and emphasize the tragic plot.
Therefore, likening the festival of Twelfth Night to the transformation of the characters and how they are perceived by the audience from beginning to end, which, in his opinion, is employed to fool the audience and make them feel ashamed of themselves, because of the initial appearance of the plot and their ‘reversal’ in their judgment of some of the characters, which may ultimately seem quite “disturbing”. Thus, he states that the audience’s experience of Twelfth Night is mixed. Additionally, he alludes to the fact that this comedy, in particular, unlike most others fails to meet the norms and conventions of the comedy, perhaps with some elements missing. Secondly, he states that the play