Most Likely To Be A Comedian Analysis

opinion Essay
356 words
356 words

I have always been funny. In fact, I was voted “Most Likely to be a Comedian” by my peers in eighth grade, a feat which I regretfully omitted from the “Activities and Achievements” section of this application. In my experience, humor loses its “funny value” when broken down and analyzed, however the process of reflecting on my own wit helped me realize that my preceding statement is exactly what I’d like to write about. The fact that humor isn’t typically explored beyond the punch line contributes to its shallow perception. When one thinks of the word “comedy”, raunchy stand-up routines and exasperated sitcoms that should have ended four seasons ago come to mind for most, however I believe this is an incredibly one dimensional viewpoint. It’s

In this essay, the author

  • Opines that humor loses its "funny value" when broken down and analyzed, but reflecting on their own wit helped them realize that their previous statement is exactly what they'd like to write about.
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