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He disperses them and transforms them into a mirage in the desert of the representations of the true man and, at the same time, it results in a great comicality, by sliding through the intended eternal return, but voiced by a comedian, in a modern, subversive species of the Divine Comedy.
However, the comicality of this play lies in the financial and mental relief of the Ranyevskaya family upon the sale of the cherry orchard.
Nevertheless, as I remarked at the beginning of this article, it is quite characteristic of King to hide the most disruptive and critical elements of his fiction behind a mask of comicality that may divert the readers' attention from what the text is truly doing.
In what will probably long stand as the most substantial inquiry into cervantine humor, Anthony Close makes a similar point: "one cannot treat the comicality of Cervantes's fiction as simply an obvious and superficial layer, detachable from the more thought-provoking layers that lie beneath.
This is evident not only in certain animals, like monkeys, in whose comicality gravity plays an essential part, nor only in certain antique caricatures .
Comicality is the avatar of the figure's fundamental artifice" (116).
My students enjoyed the comicality of Mr Woodhouse, Emma's father, who is obsessed with his health and cannot imagine that others have different ideas from his own.
10) Touching comicality is the aura that surrounds Pnin in general and his meeting with Victor specifically.
The important theoretical essay written in the early 1970s, "Il bazar archeologico" (The archeological bazaar), from Finzioni occidentali: fabulazione, comicita e scrittura [Western fictions: fabulation, comicality and writing], highlights this interest, and is drawn in part from ideas of such thinkers as Foucault, Benjamin, and Derrida (concerning an archeologically oriented sense of history), and written in collaboration with a number of fellow writers, including Italo Calvino.
It has more recently been defined by the Oxford dictionary as 'that quality of action, speech, or writing which excites amusement; oddity, jocularity, facetiousness, comicality and fun' (Simpson & Weiner 1989).
A husband and wife mixed good sense, a bit of philosophy, comicality and love in an impromptu "almost 60th wedding anniversary" routine while visiting Mr.
The comicality of literal-mindedness recalls the classic comic stupidity of Aristophanes' Strepsiades, who, when instructed in Socrates' cosmology, first thinks that Zeus is literally overthrown by Vortex, and then that the vortex is literally a jug.