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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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."