• Laughing And Sense Of Humor
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    Laughing and Sense of Humor " What is it that differentiates human beings most revealingly? Some say it is their varying degrees of compassion; others say it is amounts of prudence; still others, people's differing appreciations of beauty, or whatever makes them angry. And there are other possibilities worth considering. But in truth nothing is so revealing as a person's sense of humor." It is not very hard to notice the many differences between people. There are thousands of things that differe...
  • The Language Of Laughter
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    Laughter is part of the universal human vocabulary. All members of the human species understand it. Unlike English, French, or Swahili, one does not have to learn to speak it. We " re born with the capacity to laugh. One of the remarkable things about laughter is that it occurs unconsciously. You don't decide to do it. While we can consciously inhibit it, we don't consciously produce laughter. That is why it's very hard to laugh on command or to fake laughter. It provides powerful, uncensored i...
  • Teenage Humor Teenagers Laugh
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    Teenage humour is unlike adult humour. Teenagers laugh at "Toilet" humour while adults laugh at "Civilized" humour. Therefore considering that teenagers laugh at the opposite of what adults do, we need to define the reasons why teenage and adult humour is so different. I believe that teenage humour is sex oriented. I took a survey of ten teenagers to see what they believed was humorous. Trisha Lindsay believes that embarrassing moments are hilarious. Dustin Lockhart, Nadia Korfitsen, David Webs...
  • How I Would Like To Be Remembered
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    How I would like to be remembered I would like to be remembered in high school, as the guy who could always make you laugh. I want to be remembered as the guy who brightened your day up by making you smile. I have always been told that I have a gift for making people laugh. Some people want to be remembered by being the smartest or most athletic. But those only help you. I make people laugh, I myself get nothing more than seeing the joy and laughter on one someone's face after I tell I joke or m...
  • Laughter Sense Of Humor
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    Laughter Laughter is an emotion that has been vastly underestimated by our society. Laughter is ultimately an expression of emotion - joy, surprise, nervousness, amusement. Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. Laughter is a healthy means of releasing pent-up feelings. Laughter is such an intristic part of our lives that we sometimes forget how very odd it is. Plates Superiority Theory suggests that we laugh because a particular person has a defect or is at a disadvantage (...
  • The Lottery Is Full Of Irony
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    Ironic Lottery By: Shannon Wong "The lottery" is full of irony. Shirley Jackson most likely intended to use this amount of irony to make the over all story funny in its twisted theme. Each layer of irony used, prepared the reader to have the most dramatic reaction to the last and final blow that wrapped the whole story up. I would say the most major and obvious type of irony used here was situational irony. Jackson knew that what most peoples' impression of the lottery is winning money or someth...
  • Lucille Ball A Role Model To All
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    There are so many role models throughout the world that are looked up to. We usually admire these people for their good deeds and personalities. We dream to meet them and to know what they are really like behind the scenes, off the field, or away from the microphone. We wonder about their journey to fame and how they came so respected. The person I read about and is my all time idol is Lucille Ball. Now, Im not about to go through where she was born and what she did in her life, but to explain w...
  • Laugh Laughter Wilson Kataria
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    Laugh your way to peace? Yes, say the believers. Laugh, they claim, and you may live longer. Laugh and you may boost your immune system. And what if the whole world learned to lighten up? 'It may take 1, 000 years, but we hope to see world peace through laughter,' declares Steve Wilson, the country's leading 'joyologist.' Officially, this means Wilson is a man who dedicates his life to the pursuit of joy. For the Ohio physician, laughter is the triumph in his bag of healing tools. 'Laughter prev...
  • Adam Sandler Dec 1998
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    Adam Sandler is a well-known comedian, musician, actor, screenwriter, and singer. He is known throughout the nation for his accomplishments in the entertainment business. Adam Sandler was born on September 9, 1966, in Brooklyn, New York. He was educated at New Hampshire's Manchester Central High School during the early 1980's. He later went to New York University and earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in 1991 ('Celeb-Site'; ). Adam's first time in the spotlight was when he was 11, and he sung...
  • One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest Laughter As Therapy
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    Laughter is a therapeutic form. In the novel One flew over the cuckoo's nest by Ken Kelsey laughter represents freedom and an escape from nurse Ratched's restrictions. Laughter also proves a vital role in helping the patients deal with their problems. Not only does it help them deal with problems but it also gave them the push toward progress on getting out of the institution. Mcmurphy was the one who started making people laughing in the ward. When he first came into the ward he was cracking j...
  • Cask Montressor Fortunato Wine
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    "The Cask of Amontillado" Background "The Cask of Amontillado" is a twisted tale written by Edgar Allen Poe in 1841. The setting of the short story takes place in France during the carnival season. "The Cask of Amontillado" follows in the tradition of Poe's "The Telltale Heart" and "The Pit and the Pendulum" because they all feature a cold-hearted character who commits murder. The tale "The Cask of Amontillado" is based on revenge. The main character of Poe's short story, Montressor, wants reven...
  • Mystery And Suspense In Jayne Ayre
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    Mystery and suspense in Bronte's novel Jane Eyre provides a crucial element to the reader's interpretation of the novel, allowing Bronte to subtly aid the reader in foreboding coming events. Bronte successfully creates mystery and suspense in her novel through the use of both features of plot and narrative techniques. Bronte's features of plot which allow her to create mystery and suspense are the esoteric nature of Grace Poole, the visit of the fortune teller at Thornfield, and the fire in Roch...
  • Henry Dumas Online Poems
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    TAKE THIS RIVER We move up a spine of earth That bridges the river and the canal. And where a dying white log, finger-like, Floating off the bank, claws at the slope, We stumble, and we laugh. We slow beneath the moon's eye; Near the shine of the river's blood face, The canal's veil of underbrush sweats frost, And this ancient watery scar retains The motionless tears of men with troubled spirits. For like the whole earth, This land of mine is soaked... Shadows together, We fall on the grass with...
  • Movie Review Dumb And Dumber
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    Movies that are said to be "hilariously funny" could never be compared with the movie of "Dumb and Dumber." Lloyd (Jim Carrey) and Harry (Jeff Daniels) are the characters who are enjoyable to watch. The movie is basically about Lloyd and Harry who are raveling to Aspen, Colorado to give back a briefcase to Mary Swanson (Lauren Holly) who happens to leave it at the airport. This is one of the funniest movies of all time with its "fall-out-of-your-seat" laughs and its practical jokes that are done...
  • The Great Escape Type Of Movie
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    For most of us, our weekdays are full of the tedious tasks of work and school, but, on the weekends a great escape awaits us. A trip to the local movie theatre opens the door to many new and different worlds. There are many types of movies that attract different sorts of people. Your preference on what type of movie you want to go see depends on your mood. Until the appearance of the multiplex, there were only a few movies playing, but, today you can choose from a whole variety of movies at jus...
  • Analytical On I Too Sing America
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    I, Too by Langston Hughes, it creates a feeling of an individual vs. a large group enhancing the loneliness felt. The poem recognizes a certain inequality African Americans felt during a time period of racial discrimination. Hughes recognizes that although different in color, all people living in America were Americans and deserved to be treated equally. Hughes is not known for using lots of symbolism. His poetry is generally straight forward and to the point. There is not much hidden meaning i...