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Thomas Luk

Festival in 1984 and 2010. 10 J.L. Styan explains in his book, The Dark Comedy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1968), the dark, paradoxical comedy of the twentieth century, while drawing our attention to the fact that ‘what is comic to one age is

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Peter Oakley

of Shakespeare’s dark comedy relies on the multiplicity of social pathways open to such an object. Originally intended as a gift for a wife, the gold chain is mistakenly given to and worn by one of the twins, then coveted by a courtesan. The chain

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Michael Schuldiner

, as opposed to panels 11 and 12, where the figures alone are in white and the background is in aquatint. In thematic terms, the progression is from dark comedy in the first ten panels, to the tragedy of the dead in panels 11 and 12, back to the darkly