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Unformatted text preview: Physical humor Post modern comedy intertextuality and cultural capital empathy versus detachment montage “The Texaco Star Theater” “Amos ‘n Andy’ kitchen sink drama pathos Part 2 Answer the following questions in BRIEF but cogent, coherent essays. Be as specific and detailed as you feel you need to be. 1. Discuss the influences of radio and live theater on early television (15) 2. Discuss how a television comedy’s mis en scene reflects its comic type.(10) 3. In one comedy we are detached. In another, we are empathic. What’s the difference? (10) 4. What is the basic formula for a situation comedy? (5)...
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- Fall '07
- Comedy, Lee De Forest, sink drama pathos, modern comedy intertextuality, ideology David Sarnoff, scene Desilu production