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The Importance of Not Being Earnest: The Feeling Behind Laughter and Humor

Wallace L. Chafe - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2007 - 167 pages
This feeling is a mental state in which people exclude some situation from their knowledge of how the world really is, thereby inhibiting seriousness where seriousness would be ...
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