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Senses Make the World Wonderful

of humour is the ability to be amused. It appears to be an important part of human survival. The ability to laugh can dispel tension and it helps us to overcome difficulties easier and lighter. Sometimes it can help us to make good decisions. Instead of getting angry when something goes wrong, we should try to look for the humour in the situation. Humour can energize us when a task has become tedious and it makes tolerable even the worst situation. If everyone looks at everything with humour, the...

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A Comparison Between a Human's and Cow's Eye

eyeball (more like our retina) 'sees' images up side down, and that our brain converts the image the right way around for us. Vitreous Humour The vitreous humour was jelly-like, and clear. It filled up most of the interior eyball, and didn't squirt out when I stabbed the eyeball with the knife. The vitreous humour looks like mucus, but isn't sticky. This humour helps to fill and give the eyeball it's shape. Analysis Prefer eyes facing front or side? Table of disadvantage and advantage of eyes...

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Hayes and I am the Manager at Camp Elim at Forster. Camp Elim is owned and operated by the churches of the Mid North Coast Baptist Association and I am looking for personable, mature, youngish (16 plus) Christians with lots of energy and a sense of humour. Their mission (should they accept it) is to assist in running a camp for 1113 year olds who come from disadvantaged backgrounds or who are children at risk. These kids who are from the North & Mid North Coast Area are sponsored by their local Lions...

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Music Video and Random Embarrassing Stuff.point

dances.Climax: The climax is not much of the chorus of the song but the lyrics of the song.Resolution: There is no resolution in this song.Theme: embarrassment Primary messaging technique: The catchy beats of the song.Secondary messaging technique: The humour from the comment lyrics.Characters: All of Tyler Ward’s crew doing random embarrassing stuff.Point of View: 3rd person; Tyler Ward is singing about events that his subscribers had gone through.Intended effect: Allows the viewers to realise that many...

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To what extent do you think The Importance of Being Earnest is only a comedy of manners?

accurately - but I play with wonderful expression.". However, The Importance of Being Earnest has other types of comedy, such as, comedy of humours and farce. Comedy of humours focuses on a character of range of characters, who have an over riding trait or humour that dominates their personality. For example, Algernon’s greed. Farce is a dramatic comedy that creates humour through a series of ludicrous events taking place in rapid succession. For example, Cecily andGwendolyn fighting over the same man who...

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‘the Narrator’s Quest for Trout Fishing in America Is a Series of Disappointments’ (Tony Tanner). How Important Do You Feel Disappointment, Loss and Death Are in Trout Fishing in America?

and death in Richard Brautigan’s Trout Fishing in America can’t be ignored or overlooked as it is a constant and recurring theme throughout the novel. However, the way in which Brautigan conveys this reoccurring theme is mainly through his use of humour, witticism and absurdism, and this allows Brautigan to counteract the feeling of disappointment, loss and death. “Although his work is indeed extremely funny, there is a pervasive sense of loss, desolation and death in it which amounts to an implicit...

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What Makes Me Laugh

Laughter is a positive emotion that is triggered by a joke, being tickled, seeing funny appearances or physical actions, hearing funny voices and seeing various facial expressions .Laughter gets rid of all your stress hormones. Furthermore humour can be developed over time. When I was younger, I found many various things funny. Sponge bob, in particular was one of the many shows that made me chortle. The physical actions, appearances and the verbal communication made me laugh my head off, as the...

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Humor and Pathos in David Copperfield

HUMOUR AND PATHOS IN “DAVID COPPERFIELD” Dickens’s world is often criticized for not being life-like, but strangely it is his forte for making them extraordinarily alive. Such is the magnificence of his creative imagination. A street in London is described by Dickens is certainly a street in London but is different too. “For Dickens has used the real world to create his own world, to add a country to the geography of the imagination”. As Hugh Walker avers “he is the romancer of London, life,...

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Social Commentary through Sitcoms

than which meets the naked eye. Using humour to examine social comments is an effective technique used by sitcoms. In every sitcom, social comments are expressed through the types of humour they use. This can be seen by observing the social issues the episode “Lisa the Tree Hugger” is exposing, clarifying the type of humour used to uncover the social comment and analysing if using humour is an effective technique. Exposing social commentary through humour is an effective method used by sitcoms...

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A Good Sense of Humor

with good sense of humour generally possess positive attitude in life and faces everything in a easy way. Generally most of the people love to watch comical movies to get rid out of the tensions and out of the world for some time by watching it. People ir-respective of their age’s watches comic eposides and read comic books to be happy. I found my friend who is though calm and serious, loves to watch mr.bean eposides this proves that people being serious loves the good humour despite of their own...

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