Comedic Devices and their examples in Aristophanes' 'Lysistrata'

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Sexual Humour
"Something pretty flimsy then...if it's so easy to toss about" -Calonice
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Parody
"What sayest thou?" -Lysistrata
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Slapstick Comedy
"We're watering you to make you grow" -Women
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Visual Humour
"The baby's coming any minute!" -Third Woman
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Farce
"I'm permanently rigid" -Cinesias
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Vulgar Humour
"She's done me and diddled me! Just when I was all ripe and peeled for her" -Cinesias
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Card 2

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"What sayest thou?" -Lysistrata

Back

Parody

Card 3

Front

"We're watering you to make you grow" -Women

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

"The baby's coming any minute!" -Third Woman

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

"I'm permanently rigid" -Cinesias

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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