Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Comedy Of Manners

No description

Miranda Kopp

on 7 January 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Comedy Of Manners

Definition: Comedy that portrays the manners and fashions of particular class or set. Comedy Of Manners Most of this genre occurred during the Restoration period. Which ended in the 1700's Comedy of manners is known as high comedy, because it involves high talent and cleverness in writing the script.

There is often minimal physical action in the play. Usually the middle and upper class in society would go see comedy of manners in theater.
Comedy of manner focus on materialistic nature and never ending gossip. The movie Princess Diaries is an example of the Comedy of Manners, because the main character Mia doesn't know she a Princess and then to find out she is and has to learn how to act like one. Sites: http://dlibrary.acu.edu.au/staffhome/trsanders/units/comedy/comedyofmanners.html
The comedy of manners reflects the life and manners of upper class society.
The question of whether or not characters meet certain social standards "The real artificial and the artificial real"
- Unknown www.merriam-webster.com www.thedramateacher.com/comedy-of-manners/
Full transcript