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Linguistic Theories of Humor by Salvatore Attardo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Latta The Basic Humor Process: Tristan Miller rated it really liked it Mar 11, Humor research Psychological theories. This is often debated against theories of the shifts in perspectives in humor; hence, the debate in the series Humor Research between John Morreall and Tatardo Latta.

Tamara marked it as to-read Oct 22, So this English professor comes into class aattardo starts talking about the textual organization of jokes, the taxonomy of puns, the relations between the linguistic form and the content of humorous humout, and other past and current topics in language-based research into humor. This same result arises in a number of paradigmatic cases: Willibald Ruch, a distinguished German psychologist and humor researcher, [36] wanted to test empirically the ordering of the Knowledge Resources, with only partial success.

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Ticklishness is also considered to have a defined relation to humor via the development of human bipedalism. He proposes that human characteristics like humor evolved by sexual selection.

Tony Veale, who takes a more formalised computational approach than Koestler, has attaro on the role of metaphor and metonymy in humour, [51] [52] [53] using inspiration from Koestler as well as from Dedre Gentner ‘s theory of structure-mapping, George Lakoff and Mark Johnson ‘s theory of conceptual metaphorand Mark Turner and Gilles Fauconnier ‘s theory of conceptual blending. Nijholt “Humour Research: This information will require a level of cognitive process to interpret, and contain a degree of incongruity based on predictive likelihood.

Linguistic Theories of Humor (Humor Research, No. 1)

Humor is evoked when a trigger at the end of the joke, the punch linecauses the audience to abruptly shift its understanding from the primary or more obvious script to the secondary, opposing script. Churchgoers are more committed to the belief that churches are sacred and, consequently, were less likely to consider the church’s behavior benign. An Essay on the Meaning of the ComicFrench philosopher Henri Bergsonrenowned for his philosophical studies on materiality, memory, life and consciousnesstries to determine the laws of the comic and to understand the fundamental causes of comic situations.

Katerina Vasilieva marked it as to-read Mar linyuistic, The most famous version of the incongruity theory, however, is that of Kantwho claimed that the comic is “the sudden transformation of a strained expectation into nothing. This framework consists of four main sections: As humans evolved, the situations that elicit humor likely expanded from physical threats to other violations, including violations of personal dignity e.


As to the ordering of the Knowledge Resources, there has been much discussion.

Retrieved from ” https: It is a factor of uniformity of behaviours, as it condemns ludicrous and eccentric behaviours. The linguistic scripts a.

Tebbeb marked it as to-read Mar 13, The Comic Dimension of Human Experience p. Beattie, Essays William Creech, Edinburg, Sexual selection in human evolution.


Isaac Adjei marked fheories as to-read Dec 11, Using Humor to Reverse-Engineer the Mind. A Comprehensive Guide to the Comedic Event”, published in To some extent it unifies superiority and incongruity theory.

Return to Book Page. However, the three researchers argue that humor linguistiv fundamentally important because it is the very mechanism that allows the human brain to excel at practical problem solving.