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The Psychology of Humor and Wit: From Banana Peels to Viagra Jokes

Donald M. Johnson
Format
Book
Published
Santa Barbara : Fithian Press, 1999.
Language
English
ISBN
1564743055 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • 2. What Is Humor? 11
  • 3. Humor Appreciation: Why Do People Laugh? 16
  • 4. Humor Production: Techniques for Writing Jokes 23
  • 5. Effects of the Content: What Is the Joke About? 32
  • 6. Development and Social Functions of Humor 37
  • 7. Evolution of Humor 41
  • 8. Parodies and Caricatures 44
  • 9. Creative Side of Humor 48.
Description
52 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
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