Monday, June 20, 2016

Humor: Definition & Examples

The humor genre is simply defined as a story about the ridiculous of life and/or the folly of man.
Examples of the humor genre in television:
  • The Beverly Hillbillies
  • The Brady Bunch
  • Gilligan's Island
Examples of humor in literature (last two are the subgenre of satire):
  • Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle
  • Amelia Bedila
  • Tom Sawyer
  • Orwell’s Animal Farm
  • Cervantes’s Don Quixote

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