Unformatted text preview: is acceptable by society. When the comedians poke at the ignorance of Americans they take it to the extreme situations but that is why it is so funny. I can only hope that other people outside of Native Americans can get the irony of the jokes and realize that as they might be funny they really are speaking of a serious and unglamorous situation. As much as the humor may hurt the actual people telling the jokes, I think that comedy provides a great form of media to get into mainstream society. Question: If we are able to joke about Native Americans does this mean that the oppression of Native Americans is on a decline?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course ATH 304 taught by Professor Lempert during the Summer '11 term at Miami University.
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