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The whole purpose of humour is to 'make people laugh'. Do you agree with this statement? In your answer refer to specific materials studied in class!

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The whole purpose of humour is to 'make people laugh'. Do you agree with this statement? In your answer refer to specific materials studied in class! I thoroughly disagree with this issue that the whole purpose of humour is to 'make people laugh' for the reason that humour is a very imaginary theme. This is essentially because humour can be defined by example very differently by different people. While one person may find something incredibly humorous, another may find it boring, sad, angering, or sometimes disgustingly out of place. This is what makes defining humour such an achievement. As a wide description of humour, it is everything that amuses you with laughter whether expressed physically or mentally. Humour is fun. Humour is functional as a way to express yourself. Laugh it up. Humour is a wonderful thing that can lighten most people's hearts. If we can use humour to ease problems associated with anxiety, many people will be able to have a more stress-free life. Humour is a technique utilised to catch and keep our attention. ...read more.

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such important parts of everyday life, and it's always so great to see that there are others out there who believe and understand and agree that we need to actively use humour in all aspects of our lives. Although the matter of affect is that these are not all the complexity regrading to the whole purpose of humour is to 'make people laugh' with the central issue is that it sends out a message, where the audience understands the implications of something a character says. Another type of humour is sarcasm, which captures this issue to a further stride. Sarcasm is when something is said but the opposite meaning is intended. The intention is to hurt/offend. An example of sarcasm that we can evidently identify in the Newspaper Article 'Darcy a dead-set certainty against Mundine' composed by Mike Gibson. Where the journalist 'Mike Gibson' states, "The Man is fighting some hoper bum". Irony can be as funny as other types of humour, where something is said or done that is opposite to, or has the opposite effect of, what is meant. ...read more.

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That is who Homer is. He is an unintelligent, brainless, and dense character that is undeniably hilarious. In the story, "The Drunkard" the author Frank O'Connor uses a point of view to primarily reveal humour and irony. Using the first person point of view is more appropriate in order to reveal humour and irony as the main elements in this story. The main character Larry who is telling this story adds a more entertaining view. He gives the story irony from his own words and predictions. He also gives the story more humour because of his actions. Despite what he thought the day would be like with his father after the funeral he ends up being mistaken in an amusing way. The story told from the first person point of view reveals a more enjoyable story, regardless of whether the story's incidents were actually true or not. Consequently, I comprehensively disagree with this issue that the whole purpose of humour is to 'make people laugh' for the reason that humour is not only just to make "people laugh" other than it entertains, furthermore recurrently in today's society humour is bring into play to disparage one an other. USMAN SHAHID ...read more.

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