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What is a Comedy of Laughter?

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Posted March 27, 2007 at 10:51 AM via web

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What is a Comedy of Laughter?

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alexb2 | eNotes Employee

Posted April 4, 2007 at 5:21 AM (Answer #1)

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A comedy of laughter is a seldom-used term relating to a form of comedy that relies on jokes which make one immediately laugh. As opposed to a tragicomedy or a more intellectual form of comedy, comedy of laughter is designed to provoke immediate laughs upon hearing the words spoken on stage.

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