idea for writing comedy is easy enough to understand – that people laugh – but the elements that create something that is really funny, complex and varied. Comedy is essentially drama without laughter, and, like writing this play, is a formula for writing a successful comedy. Humor can be used in almost all aspects of writing: the development of characters in conflict story structure, and so on
conflict in writing comedy
conflict as a basis for it. story structure. This is what makes the story leading somewhere, this is what makes your point of comedy. Conflict, not only is easily expanded to laugh at, but can serve as motivating factors in character as the story develops and shape. A similar three-way conflict classic playwriting Article man against nature, man against man and man against himself), there are three basic types of comic conflict. Global conflict, domestic conflict and internal conflict
World conflict is due to the nature of the war with the world around him.When you write comedy, you can do one of two ways. First, you can usually sign into comics in the world. For example, a TV sitcom Arrested Development the main character, Michael stands as a voice of reason in the world that is relentlessly cheerful and against him. Alternatively, a comic character, in a normal world. For example, the 2003 Will Ferrell film Elf put a man who was raised as a elf at the North Pole in the real world of New York City Local
conflict is related to the people. Compared with people. There are two ways to most effectively used in violation of local success in comics: comic character, compared to the normal character or cartoon characters in opposition.Comic character compared to the normal character of the horrible nature of the conflict with the normal one. A good example of this method is broadcast ICRC and Mindy, where the ICRC is a comic book hero, and Mindy is just a normal person. Cartoon characters in comic opposition into two opposing characters in the conflict. Perhaps an obvious choice, but the odd couple is a great example of this type of conflict – the opposite personalities clash strip for a funny premise, with plenty of room for conflict
Internal conflict leads people to self .. It is believed by some to be the deepest form of conflict, and it is no less true of writing comedy. In many cases, it is usually a sign becomes comic hero of this type of conflict. A good example is the Mask starring Jim Carrey in which Carrey character is a normal person who is an artifact that transforms what is essentially a cartoon character – two sides of his personality in question, which needs to be.Character Development All of this leads us to a conflict where the conflict comes – comic perspective. The most important part of the comedic nature of his point of view – what you give him the things we think and do things that do not. It is his unique way of viewing the world. More exaggerated comic perspective is a funny character to be. For example, a man who sometimes become paranoid, does not mean that’s ridiculous. The boy who is so paranoid that it is spray paint your car silver (because “they” see no silver) and tin foil dress is a good comic expansion paranoid person perspective and rational exaggeration. extravagance is your character’s perspective until the end of the line, which is a sign, which is ridiculous. As a comic perspective and exaggerated hand in hand. good way to develop the personality of your character is that the sign is wrong. People are more focused on characters that are recognizable errors – no one is perfect, and if your character is deficient in a funny way, you’re relatable humor >
concept a step
Humor and comedy as far back as written, and, like any art, most of the bases. It is important to know where the ideas and developed concepts that are most compelling reason to expand, so you have some direction with your writing and you do not wind up reinventing the wheel. Based on the concept that has already been established as a tried and true, is the best way to ensure that you get the most laughs.Clash of the context is one such example of the tried and true comic concept. Generally, the unexpected is what takes us by surprise and makes laugh – of the disputes that end to what from where it belongs, and puts it where it does not
There are several ways to incorporate. conflict in terms of writing comedy. Physical layout makes the elements that impact physically close to each other. Emotional layout put some emotionally indifferent, environment, or vice versa – for example, a hot dog vendor sells the intersection at the funeral. Behavior is linked to the development strategies of conflict of comic characters opposition. A confrontation between the personality and character that makes this strategy ridiculous.extravagance is an important marketing tool for comedy writing. This one is a large area – it can, and should include many of the concepts and strategies discussed here (comic exaggeration of the point of view, discussed earlier, is one such example). All his characters that have some side-exaggerated mannerisms, to understand the world (or lack thereof) to respond, and so on – over the retaining character interesting and makes everything a little more outrageous >
center and access to Eccentric comic stories of the everyman surrounded by cartoon characters .. Audience refers to ordinary people and the world experience bizarre comedy with his eyes.“fish out of the water approaches the normal character of the comic world or the nature of the normal world. With a simple character in the comic world, the viewer is experiencing life in this new world through the usual hilarious and relatable person’s eyes. Comic character in the normal world, the viewer experiences what life was like when the <-! nextpage -> Earn daily character comedy has to do with the direct emotional war between powerful comic contrasts .. It includes character conflicts “man verses man” in the development of land. Some of the comedy writing, focuses on the supernatural powers as a driving factor in the comedy. powers are being used as a plot device to place a sign in a unique position – as a television sitcom bewitched. It is important to keep in mind when writing the power may not be the banana. same old thing just will not do because no one will care, so if a writer decides that this method is necessarily the original. Ensemble Comedy is when no one main character, but the emphasis is on groups and how they interact. This is good for several intersecting storylines , and is most evident in sitcoms like Friends and Seinfeld. But the main characters in each of these sitcoms is more emphasis on interpersonal interaction between the characters. One of the easiest – and least respected – comic story structure, focus on farce. a Farce generally thought of as shallow and simple, although the value of integrating some farce, if something is missing. last series of comic stories to be discussed, it is satire and parody. This may be the most difficult kind of stories, original and funny, but the payment is great if you can remove it. They are not only funny and relatable, but they are often socially relevant. good example of this is a wildly popular cartoon South Park, which is often satirizes Policy parodies and cultural phenomena. Conclusion
Writing for comedy sounds like a lot of fun, and you might think that because it seems like a lot of fun, it’s easy. This is not true. Like any art, writing comedy requires practice, patience and a basic structure, which allows high-quality knowledge work . writer must consider not only what it seems ridiculous, but what will the audience and in what context.
Vorhaud bibliography, John. Girl set. Silman-James Press, 1994.
Perret Gene . Comedy Writing Workbook. Sterling Publishing Co.
Luff, Brian. “Writing comedy sketches that sells.” Planet Comedy. July 25 2008