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Name: Kunvarani Nidhi k paper: Neo-classical Litetrature Topic :Anti-sentimental comedy S .t. d: M.A-(sem.1) Roll.no:18 Submitted to: Respected sir, Dr.Dilip Barad Heenaba zala & Department Of English.Maharaja krishnakumarji Bhavsinhji University. Bhavnagar.
Comedy of Manners*”Tragedy is when I cut my finger.comedy is when you fall down an open sewer and die” -Mel Brooks(In the introduction of the “COMEDY”by Andrew Scott.)1.Sentimental comedy2.Anti-sentimental comedy
Sentimental Comedy• In this type of comedy in the writing behind the purpose of the writer to producing tears rather than laughter.In simple language we can say that this type of comedy is nearer about the tragedy or we can say that this type of comedy is no more pure,kind or simpple like that Anti- Sentimental Comedy.• This type of comedy written by’ Goldsmith’for example:1.”Good natured man.”2.”She stoops to conquer.”
Anti-Sentimental Comedy• Anti-Sentimental comedy is opposite than Sentimental Comedy.This type of Comedy is more pure andmore kind than the Sentimental Comedy.Becuase the writing behind the purpose of the writer is more pure&kind.• This type of Comedy is Written by the great writer’Sheriden’ for example:1.”The Rivals.”2.”The school For the scandal.”
Characters• Sir Antony Absolute, a wealthy barrote.• Captain Jack Absolute.• Faulkland,friend of Absolute.• Bob Acres,friend of Absolute.• Sir Lucuis o’Trigger,an irish baronet.• Fag,captain absolutes servent.• David, Bob Acres servent.• Lydia languish, Heroine of the play.• Mrs.Malaprop, Aunt of the Lydia.• Julia melevillee, cousin of the Lydia.• Lucy, maid of the Lydia.
PLOT• The two young Lovers,Lydia and Jack.• Jealous of suspicion.• Rejection of Love.• Misunderstanding.• Love-triangle.
Concept• “Angry young man.”-By John Osborne.• “sense and sensibility.”-By Jane Austen.