By William Fry
Written for all who're drawn to the mechanics of humor, Sweet Madness provides a common dialogue and advent to the jobs of paradox, metaphor, and fable in humor. The operation of the implicit and the subconscious in humor; the significance of humor to human existence; and the advance, from early life on, of the humorousness are discussed.
The heritage for this critical examine is drawn from such fields as psychiatry, psychology, anthropology, and sociology. William F. Fry, during this paintings, provides a brand new thought of the constitution of humor in accordance with the occasionally little understood mental tactics skilled through those that use humor or are uncovered to humor. it truly is those relationships with different fields of analysis that permits for this research into the anatomy of humor.
Fry, during this amazing and erudite quantity, takes an immense step in furthering our wondering humor in transactional phrases. Humor and a feeling of humor are an essential component of human interactions, and as such, this e-book has a lot to give a contribution to the research of psychology, cultural, communications, and of coursehumor itself.