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...attacked, due to the sensation of power comedy would have. Comedy possesses a power of malevolent intentions when directed at someone, for they would feel subjected to mockery, and to allow the delivery of the jest demonstrates weakness and submission towards the one delivering the joke. In which he argues, if the selected agent were to retort his jests, they’ve merely engaged themselves in a “mutual defence, -- they carry on the war in such a manner against thee” (27). The phrase itself is ironic, because Yorick is hinted to be a veteran of war (28), and now he creates the connection of comedy as an approaching attack. For there would indeed be an effect of violent outbursts that would arise from the exchange in language; yet he draws a parallel in how comedy can become a engaging battle, as well as how he sees his sallies as a game, as he does with life itself.
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