Low Comedy: Definition & Examples


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Low comedy also called what?

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1. True or false: Low comedy has only become popular since the invention of movies and television.

2. What made America's Funniest Home Videos funny?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Low comedy involves some sort of lewd comment or humorous physical act to bring about laughter, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the concept. You'll be assessed on your ability to identify and define examples of low comedy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Challenge yourself on the following facts and concepts:

  • The history of low comedy
  • Another name for low comedy
  • Examples of low comedy in America's Funniest Home Videos and Shakespeare

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on low comedy
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as high and low comedy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding examples of low comedy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the popularity of low comedy

Additional Learning

Review classic and modern cases of low comedy in the lesson, Low Comedy: Definition & Examples. Additionally, the lesson will touch on:

  • Types of high comedy
  • Low comedy in popular culture
  • Other examples of low comedy in modern entertainment, like The Three Stooges and Seinfeld