High comedy

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High comedy or pure comedy is a type of comedy characterized by witty dialogue, satire, biting humor, or criticism of life.[1]

Today, high comedy can be seen among sitcoms and talk shows targeted at cultured and articulate audiences. An example of a high comedy TV show is The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

See also


  1. Trumbull, Eric W. (2008-01-04). "Types of Drama / Plays: Comedy". Northern Virginia Community College. Retrieved 2010-06-28.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>