A comedy a light amusing play with a happy ending often a farce comedy of ideas (satire) comedy of character, comedy of wit (the humor is in the lines), a wildly humorous play which emphasizes situation (or plot) over character or idea a farce is low comedy.
An analysis of the heroic comedy a play which is light and humorous and is composed of jokes, satire and humorous performance by cyrano de bergerac. Satire essentially means send-up it is traditionally a form of comedy, but can sometimes be found at the heart of more serious drama satire will often ridicule an individual, but the target can also be a group of people or an institution.
Comedy: comedy, type of drama or other art form the chief object of which, according to modern notions, is to amuse it is contrasted on the one hand with tragedy and on the other with farce, burlesque, and other forms of humorous amusement. Transcript of the comedy genre comedy definition of comedy: a dramatic work that is light and often humorous or satirical in tone and that usually contains a happy resolution of the thematic conflict popular entertainment composed of jokes, satire, or humerous performance sub - genres of comedy there are few sub-genres of comedy.
A literary or cinematic work of a comic nature or that uses the themes or methods of comedy popular entertainment composed of jokes, satire, or humorous performance the art of composing or performing comedy a humorous element of life or literature: the human comedy of political campaigns.
Someone or something usually has to be the butt of most comedy in order for it to be humorous, so effective satire takes full advantage of this and really makes a mockery of particular people and events. In general, a play that is light in tone, is concerned with issues that are not serious, has a happy ending, and is designed to amuse comedy of manners form of comic drama that became popular in seventeenth-century france and the english restoration, emphasizing a cultivated or sophisticated atmosphere and witty dialogue. Unlike tragedy, the plots didn’t originate in traditional myth and legend, but were the product of the writer’s creative imagination the main theme was political and social satire over the centuries comedy moved away from those themes to focus on family matters, notably a concentration on relationships and the complications of love.