Gogol critivizing a monarchy, move toward revoluation, then reach in 1917. Twain
part of democracy but sees too amercica in 19 th centuy, in terms of race and classs in
reality than what it understands itself ot be in ideal form. Ideal form of equality is
Today we think of serious drama elevated and as comedy relatively insignificant
because its funny. This is the common perception.
Low Comedy- comedy as we know it. For example farse, slapstick. Appeals to the
physical. Less reflective on issues, doesnt re
Slaughter house five
Great satire, equates foot soldier experiences of both sides, 18 year olds are 18 year
olds, they are children. Does not equate pollitcal stances of America and germany
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Black comedy- black humor, gallowous hu
New book is social satire and more specifically a comedy of manners. Another
subcategory of high comedy. Manners is practices and conventions of a society.
Molvier satirizing basic conventions in his societies, focuses on aristocratic element,
Huck fin first rejected because of poor language, and then rejected because of the
word nigger. Contrast between American ideals of American and the reality of
America. All men are created equalnot true. Politicians do not wanna talk about
race, nobody do
Voltaire is a rationalist
Voltiare makig implicit critiism of education, if you are miseducated you will live
with it the rest of your life.
Optimists and pessimists are both passive, they just accept the world as it is. Martia
is pessimist, pangloss is o
Gogel in two rep forms, first story ukranian tales, set in rural backwater or Ukraine,
in small towns, ivan stroe are comic reflections on human behavior and nature, not
much reform intention. Because human vanities are presented, cant reform really.
Aristophanes has low comic dimensions in the clouds, but principally a high comic
work. Old greek comic form.
It is an example of social satire. It could also be defined in relation to a comedy of
ideas- comedy which focuses on set of ideas that it exagge
Alsesses says truth is always important, falint truth is a virtue depending on
circumstances may not be necessary, if it results in unnecessary cruelty.
Act 3 scene 5
end of scene, you want him you can have him, try for the next 3 days. Arseno cannot