All in all, elements of Shakespearean comedy are myriad and even today there are still many aspects to his plays which we could analyse and dissect. What’s most obvious, however, is that Shakespeare’s understanding of the complicated interactions between people have laid the foundations for most comedic storytelling.
Comedians use Sigmund Freud’sReliefTheory to relieve the audience of stress. Comedy professionals use wittypunchlines, riveting personification, andsmart toppersto create humor and convey a theme in their comedy routines. First, comedians use witty punchlines to create an expected effect.