Comedic Devices in Aristophanes' 'Frogs'

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Sarcasm
"How very brave of you" -Xanthius
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Slapstick
"Poseidon!!" -Dionysus
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Deadpan
"Mistook you for a lunatic, I expect" -Xanthius
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Double Entendre
"I felt this sudden urge" -Dionysus
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Surrealism
"How to find the best restaurants, bakeries, boozers..." -Dionysus
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Surrealism
"Yes, I knew I would win in the end" -Dionysus (Ribitting competition)
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Verbal Humour
"I can demolish any prologue of yours with a little flask of oil" -Aeschylus
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Scatalogical Humour
"This, on the other hand has turned brown with fear" -Xanthius
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Farce
"The hearts slipped a bit hasn't it?" -Xanthius
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Satire
"I didn't say ON the oar, fatso" -Charon
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Pun
"You could go via rope and scaffold, if you don't mind hanging around for a bit" -Heracles, "It would be a pain in the neck" -Dionysus
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Card 2

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"Poseidon!!" -Dionysus

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Slapstick

Card 3

Front

"Mistook you for a lunatic, I expect" -Xanthius

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Card 4

Front

"I felt this sudden urge" -Dionysus

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

"How to find the best restaurants, bakeries, boozers..." -Dionysus

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