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The Anti- Sentimental Comedy
Sheridan and Goldsmith
• Presented by Megha B Trivedi
• Smt.S.B.Gardi Department of English M...
What is Comedy
• Hear comedy is considered primarily as a litearary genre.
• The word COMEDY seems to be connected by deri...
Sentimental Comedy
• Popular in 18th
century
• Related to our emotions, felling like sorrow and pity
etc.
• Sometime in th...
Anti- Sentimental Comedy
• Reaction against sentimental comedy
• Known as – “ Comedy of manners”
“ Artificial Comedy”
• Di...
Different Between Sentimental
&Anti-Sentimental Comedy
• Sentimental comedy is
weeping comedy
• Evoking of emotion.
• Sent...
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
• Born- 30 October 1751 in Dublin, Ireland
• He was Statesman and Playwright
• Work- “The Rivals...
Oliver Goldsmith
• Born- 10th
November, 1728
• He was a playwright and Poet
• Work- “ She stoops to conquer”
• Died- 4 Apr...
Characteristic of Anti-
Sentimental Comedy
• Wit
• Farce
• Laughter
• Marriage for love and money
• Amusing intrigues
• Ir...
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This is a part of my Academic presentation of Sem -1 M.A. Submitted to Pro. Dr. Dilip Barad,Department of English, MK Bhavnagar University.

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The Anti-Sentimental Comedy Sheridan and Goldsmith

  1. 1. The Anti- Sentimental Comedy Sheridan and Goldsmith • Presented by Megha B Trivedi • Smt.S.B.Gardi Department of English MKBU • Presentation Topic- The Anti-Sentimental Comedy Sheridan and Goldsmith • Paper No-2 The Neo-Classical Literature • M.A Sem-1 • Roll No-25 • Batch- 2016-2018 • Email Id- meghatrivedi666@gmail.com • Enrolment No - 2069108420170030
  2. 2. What is Comedy • Hear comedy is considered primarily as a litearary genre. • The word COMEDY seems to be connected by derivation with the verb meaning “ to revel”, and comedy arose out of the revels associated with the rites of Dionysus, a god of vegetation. • Type of Comedy 1 Comedy 2 Comedy of manners 3 Farce 4Romentic Comedy 5 Satirical Comedy 6 Tragicomedy 7 Sentimental Comedy 8 Anti- Sentimental Comedy
  3. 3. Sentimental Comedy • Popular in 18th century • Related to our emotions, felling like sorrow and pity etc. • Sometime in this comedy we find mannersless, vulgarity and profanity. • Known as “ Domestic tragedy”.
  4. 4. Anti- Sentimental Comedy • Reaction against sentimental comedy • Known as – “ Comedy of manners” “ Artificial Comedy” • Directly connected with sophisticated upper class society. • For ex- “ The school for scandal”
  5. 5. Different Between Sentimental &Anti-Sentimental Comedy • Sentimental comedy is weeping comedy • Evoking of emotion. • Sentimental comedy connected with middle class. • All characters are good • Ex- “ School for scandal” • Anti- sentimental comedy is laughing comedy. • Evoking of people vulgarity. • Anti- sentimental comedy connected with high class. • All characters like sophisticated & arrogant. • Ex- “She stoops to conquer”
  6. 6. Richard Brinsley Sheridan • Born- 30 October 1751 in Dublin, Ireland • He was Statesman and Playwright • Work- “The Rivals” • Died- 7 July 1816 in London, England
  7. 7. Oliver Goldsmith • Born- 10th November, 1728 • He was a playwright and Poet • Work- “ She stoops to conquer” • Died- 4 April 1774, London, England
  8. 8. Characteristic of Anti- Sentimental Comedy • Wit • Farce • Laughter • Marriage for love and money • Amusing intrigues • Irony on society
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This is a part of my Academic presentation of Sem -1 M.A. Submitted to Pro. Dr. Dilip Barad,Department of English, MK Bhavnagar University.

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