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    Romantic Comedy

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    “Just Go With It” is a typical romantic comedy directed by Dennis Dugan. The genre, romantic comedy, contains lighthearted plots carefully designed to amuse and provoke laughter among an audience. This version of comedy is accomplished by using jokes, one-liners, exaggerated situations, language, and relationships. The main purpose of a romantic comedy is to display the adventures of generally young lovers trying to overcome social challenges, concluding with a happy and expected ending. The codes

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    The Romantic Comedies

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    Aristotle, romantic comedies have sought to tell a story about two people, and questions whether or not they would end up together as Billy Mernit (author of Writing the Romantic Comedy)informs. They also make us question what it means to be in a relationship and tell us a little about ourselves. The romantic comedies were extremely popular with moviegoers during its Golden Age of the 1930’s as Daniel M. Kimmel (author of I’ll Have What She’s Having: Behind the Scenes of the Great Romantic Comedies) informs

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    “If you’re a bird, then I’m a bird” (The Notebook). This quotation by Ryan Gosling in the popular movie The Notebook offers romance and comedy combined. Where did this mix of comedy and romance originate? Romantic comedies were developed through art, poetry, and literature. It has urbanized over the years from several cultural influences such as war and the Renaissance, which happened throughout Europe beginning in the fourteenth century and lasting into the seventeenth century (Spielvogel). There

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    Romantic Comedy Essay

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    Can Anyone Write a Romantic Comedy? While most people consider love a confusing thing to understand, films, specifically Romantic Comedies are the opposite. Romantic Comedies follow a strict guideline on how their plot should be arranged: Boy meets girl, Boy loses girl, Boy gets girl back. The characters, setting, and length are completely dependent on the author, but nearly every romantic comedy undeniably follows the previous construct. Romantic comedies, although differing in specific plot events

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    Romantic Love Comedy

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    known as the ‘genre’. Romantic comedy or “rom-coms”, as they are more informally called, are films which are borrow concepts from two different genres – comedies and romance. When combined, they create light-hearted, humorous,

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    The Romantic Comedy Genre

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    Bryce Fechner Professor Tom Sobchack FILM 4210 8 May 2014 FILM 4210 Final Paper The romantic comedy genre, although widely seen throughout the last few decades, has existed for quite some time. Its prevalence and predictability have often been parodied but the genre’s popularity and box office success can not be denied. Some of the earliest incarnations of romantic comedy form appear in literature, Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream for example. The genre has been prevalent in film ever since

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    Not You’re Everyday Romantic Comedy

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    Silver Linings Playbook is a captivating, and charming, romantic comedy that is unlike any other. Directed, and written by David O. Russell, the movie was adapted from the novel by Mathew Quick. Most of the cast are already distinguished in their own right, and includes Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert DeNiro, and Jacki Weaver. They perform brilliantly and pull off this dark comedy by giving viewers hope and genuine laughter. Not only does the film evoke pain, worry, and cynicism, but also

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    Shakespeare In Love -Combination of Romantic Comedy and Shakespearean Tragedy William Shakespeare once told us, "All the World’s a Stage" —and now his quote can be applied to his own life as it is portrayed in the recent film, Shakespeare In Love. This 1998 motion picture prospered with the creative scripting of Tom Stoppard and Marc Norman and direction of John Madden. The combined effort of these men, on top of many other elements, produced a film that can equally be enjoyed by the Shakespeare

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    Romantic comedy, also known as "rom-coms" or "romedies", are films with humorous plot lines, focused on romantic ideals such as that true love is able to overcome any obstacles. During the Elizabethan era Romantic comedy was a very common theme to use for plays during the time. Romantic comedy basic elements are love, relationship interactions, trickery, role reversal, disguise and status. A chaste Maid in Cheapside and Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay both are written during the Elizabethan era shows

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    We can trace the origin of Comedy to Dionysis- the Greek God of Wine who was hilarious, satirical and irreverent in spirit. Ben Jonson in ‘Volpone’ (1605) that is considered to be the greatest comedy in English epitomized the classical spirit of comedy. Shakespeare was aware of the classical tradition by the chose to follow the Roman tradition of Petrarch and Boccacio. Shakespeare’s early comedies were classical in spirit but the later ones were more emotional, fanciful and humorous. ‘The Merchant

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