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Unformatted text preview: Diary of a Mad Black Women (comedy) • Woman abandoned by male • Madea, the grandmother, is a guy in drag Kable’s Krucial Keys to Komedy • Objectivity o “Comedy is tragedy plus time” o Objective viewpoint of characters • Surprise o Outlandishness/unpredictability is a source of humor • Exposure/deflation o Comedy is a big leveler about what binds us together o Shared nature of human experience o Comedy collapses false hierarchies Ex. Ferris Bueller’s day off...
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course DRAM 115 taught by Professor Adamdavidson during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08