Chapter12Humor

Chapter12Humor - 12. Humor 12. Humor An Historical...

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12. Humor 12. Humor An Historical Perspective 0. Oldest records of comic relief date back to ancient Greece 1. Medieval kings and queens had court jesters 2. In the Victorian age laughing was thought to be sinful Norman Cousins and Humor Therapy 0. Anatomy of an Illness 1. Is there a correlation between stress— particularly negative perceptions and emotions—and disease? 2. The premise of humor therapy is that if negative thoughts can result in illness and disease, positive thoughts should enhance health Types of Humor 3. Parody 4. Satire 5. Slapstick 6. Absurd/nonsense 7. Double entendre 8. Black humor 9. Irony/dry humor 10. Sarcasm 11. Quick wit 12. Puns 13. Scatological humor 12-1
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12. Humor Types of Senses of Humor 14. Conventional Humor 15. Life of the Party Humor 16. Creative Sense of Humor 17. Good Sport Sense of Humor Theories of Humor: Why we Laugh and Smile 3. Superiority Theory (Plato): Emotionally based 4. Release/Relief Theory (Freud): Physically based 5. Incongruity Theory: Mentally based
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