Studies in American Humor

Studies in American Humor

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But in America, when I opened my big mouth to correct my algebra teacher a€” in broken English, yet a€” everyone thought I was a freak. ( 1 2) The comic voice that Namioka creates for Emma Hu is perpetually self- deprecatory; confident assertions of knowledge become ... humor can be a strategy for disarming the audiencea#39;s criticism, while allowing the joker to deliver a punch/punchline aimed at others.

Title:Studies in American Humor
Publisher: - 2007


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