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Birtish Humour!!!

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  • 1. BRITISH HUMOUR “ It is clear that humour is far superior to humor. ” Oscar Wilde
  • 2. CONTENTS • Introduction • Characteristics of British Humour • Typical topics of British Humor • Conclusions
  • 3. INTRODUCTION
    • What is British humour?
    • A form of entertainment
    • It has developed over the centuries:
    • Court Jestess
    • Comedies of Shakespeare
    • The invention of the radio
    • Television and cinema
  • 4. CHARACTERISTICS OF BRITISH HUMOUR
    • Sarcasm
    • Quotation marks around any World to make it funnier.
  • 5.
    • Slapstick
    • It is a traditional folk-style humorous.
  • 6.
    • Cruelty
    • British humour use to be cruel and sad.
  • 7.
    • Childish behavior
    • To laugh at people misfortune and bad luck
  • 8.
    • Satire
    • Making fun of famous people in general.
  • 9.
    • Racism
    • Making fun of the English and foreigners: Germans, French, Spanish, Irish,...
  • 10. The topics
    • • Irony i s the core of Humour.
    • Examples: Charlie Chaplin
    • "the only genius to come out of the movie industry".
    • • Bullying and harsh sarcasm: it can mean like
    • satire it make fun somebody or something .
    • Example:
    • - Blackadder, comedy TV series.
    • - Tom Sharpe: he is written and his ability is to
    • make fun the life and himself and it explain his
    • succes.
  • 11.
    • • Smut and innuendo:
    • Example: Carry on
    • The man: Do you think the doctor could give
    • Me some pills to improve my SEX URGE?
    • The women: No lad he can only heal the sick
    • Not raise the dead!
    • • Disrespect to members of the establishment:
    • Exemple: Not the Nine O’clock news
    • • The absurd: is a genre of comedy that relies upon "a violation of causal reasoning," with events that are "logically inappropriate”.
    • It’s absurd and surreal.
    • Example: Green Wing : an experimental sitcom
    • that utilizes surrealism
  • 12. • Monty Python sketch "dead parrot." In this sketch, a man tries to make another man believe that a parrot is dead. Here is a transcript of this sketch: MAN: I believe that this parrot is dead. SHOPKEEPER: Yep, looks pretty dead to me. MAN: That settles that then. • The macabre: consist on Black Humour. Exemple: Death at a funeral • The humour inherent in everyday life: Exemple: - El principe Bel air: it was a serie comedy - The simpson
  • 13.
    • • The British Class system consist on make humour with the situation in the class system.
    • • The embarrassment of social ineptitude:
    • Mr. Bean: it was a british comedy television series that make humour with the all situation.
    • • The lovable rogue: consist on make humour in the love.
    • The Likely Lads was a black and white British sitcom.
    • • Making fun of foreigners:
    • is especially common in television sitcoms and films of the 1970s
    • 'Allo 'Allo!: It was a serie comedy set During World War II. This series making fun of French.
  • 14. CONCLUSIONS
    • We can find british humour:
    • • TV series comedy
    • • Films
    • • Postcard
    • • Radio station
    • • Magazine
    • The topycs that are more success:
    • • Irony: Charlie Chaplin
    • • The Humour inherent everyday life : El principe Bel air and Simpson
    • • T he British class system and the embarrassment of social ineptitude: Mr. Bean
  • 15. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION!