Essays on Humor

Oscar Willed’s biting humor and keen wit
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Oscar Willed was a prominent playwright of the Victorian era, and a personality to say the least. HIS biting humor and keen wit produced many popular plays and quotes of the time, and are still well known today. A satire is a play engaging the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices. The Importance of Being Earnest' is one of his better-known satires, effectively ridiculing many of the Victorian values that were…...
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With a humorous, yet emotional tone
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With a humorous, yet emotional tone, Maya Angelou tells the story of how her journey into life began. In this autobiographical narrative she describes her life with incredible detail, to the point that the reader can actually see that young girl's world through her eyes. She openly communicates her adventures of tragedy and triumph throughout those sixteen years of her life, and the attitude she maintains toward her misfortune is admirable. The story begins with a preface that clearly demonstrates…...
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