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Wit, witticisms and humor of plautus
Annabel Ruth Harrison
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If so, his life may have been the cause of some of the rudeness displayed in the plays, but this is more likely due to the taste of the people.1 As to his.
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Details *.Wit, witticisms and humor of Plautus. By Annabel Ruth Harrison. Get PDF (5 MB) Abstract. Thesis (M.A.)--University of Illinois, es bibliographical references (leaf  at end) Topics: Plautus, Titus Maccius.Humour, communication in which the stimulus produces amusement.
In all its many-splendoured varieties, humour can be simply defined as a type of stimulation that tends to elicit the laughter reflex. Spontaneous laughter is a motor reflex produced by the coordinated contraction of 15 facial muscles.