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Tenilla MedeirosHUM 1020Comedy was one of two major genres that grew out of Greek theater which it is now definedas any theater work that is performed with the primary intent to create laughter. Although,originally, it was used as a short skit that would be performed after a trilogy of plays to lightenup the mood of the audience before they left the theater. There are numerous types of comedy.Included are farce, comedy of character, parody, and satire.Satire is a form of comedy that was defined as a type that made fun of the problems ofsociety. According to an article from MasterClass, Satire can be part of any work of culture,artor entertainment. It is an often-humorous way of poking fun at the powers that be.”An exampleof Satire comedy could be cartoons such as ones that exaggerate and mock political persons orparties. Satire has also been known as a way to bring awareness to injustices. Another form of

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