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The perception of the comic is a tie of sympathy with other men, a pledge of sanity, and a protection from those perverse tendenci ...
The comic imagination deals in miraculous transformations and instantaneous casting-off of burdens and sufferings. It releases sud ...
[Micawber] is not only the greatest of Dickens' comic figures, but, with the one exception of Falstaff, he is the greatest comic f ...
Whereas the comic confronts simply logical contradictions, the tragic confronts a moral predicament. Not minor matters of true and ...
Section 1. Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex ...
My family's lives were not on television, not in books, not even comic books. There was a myth of the poor in this country, but it ...
The general doctrine about knowledge which I sketched at the beginning of this section, which is the real bugbear underlying doctr ...
What the Journal posits is not the tragic question, the Madman's question: "Who am I?", but the comic question, the Bewildered Man ...
It is to be lamented that the principle of national has had very little nourishment in our country, and, instead, has given place ...
A tragic poet will never think of grouping around the chief character in his play secondary characters to serve as simplified copi ...
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