Comedy in The Rivals

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  • Comedy in The Rivals
    • social observations
    • exaggerated personalities
    • the human condition
    • 'out of the ordinary'
    • dark/black comedy and humour
    • fashions of comedy, often regarded as being dated but in fact many are still relevant today
    • things that go wrong, comedy of farce
    • satirical, political and social observations
    • slapstick, clumsy
    • vulgarity, innuendo
    • Parody
    • spontaneity
    • verbal wit, quick wit
    • personal, in jokes with the audience
    • ridiculousness
    • absurdity


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