Script theory revis(it)ed: joke similarity and joke representation model

  title={Script theory revis(it)ed: joke similarity and joke representation model},
  author={Salvatore Attardo and Victor Raskin},
The article proposes a general theory of verbal humor, focusing on verbal jokes äs its most representative subset. The theory is an extension and revision ofRaskin's script-based semantic theory of humor and of Attardo's five-level joke representation model. After distinguishing the parameters of the various degrees of similarity among the joke examples, six knowledge resources informing thejoke, namely script oppositions, logicalmechanisms, situationst targets, narrative strategies, and… 

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