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Taking Laughter Seriously

The book is clearly written, well organized, and well illustrated. State University of New York. Table of Contents Preface Part One: Wit and humor — Psychological aspects.


Morreall’s style, sometimes almost conversational, fits the subject matter. It is bloody funny.

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Taking Laughter Seriously

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The Structure of Moral Transformations. The second quality of Taking Laughter Seriously is its clarity and its engaging style. The Superiority Theory 3.