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Analyze the particular qualities of Walker's comic style in the play Zastrozzi: The...

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pashti | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted June 13, 2013 at 12:07 AM via web

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Analyze the particular qualities of Walker's comic style in the play Zastrozzi: The Master of Dicipline, by George F. Walker.

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Kay Morse | College Teacher | (Level 1) Senior Educator

Posted June 13, 2013 at 10:30 PM (Answer #1)

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One critical element of Walker's comic style is that he uses Zastrozzi's scripted jokes and audience contact to build a sympathy between the character and the audience. As Walker said, "if you laugh at his jokes, you can't dissociate yourself from his actions."

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