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The Unimportance of Being Earnest, and the Unholy Grail BREAKING NEWS: John Beaumont, of West Babylon, fatally was caught, after years of extreme searching. Beaumont, 17, was found mistakenly wandering into a local police station, attempting to hide. Ideally, that would not be a real scenario, but an example of Farce. What is farce you ask? Farce (färs) is a light dramatic work in which highly improbable plot situations, exaggerated characters, and often slapstick elements are used for humorous effect, the branch of literature constituting such works, the broad or spirited humor characteristic of such works, or a ludicrous, empty show; a mockery. Farce is shown in so many works, In theatre, a farce is a comedy that aims at entertaining the audience through situations that are highly exaggerated, extravagant, and thus improbable. Farces are often highly incomprehensible plot-wise (due to the large number of plot twists and random events that often occur), but viewers are encouraged not to try to follow the plot in order to avoid becoming confused and overwhelmed. Farce is also characterized by physical humor, the use of deliberate absurdity or nonsense, and broadly stylized performances. Farces have been written for the stage and film. Furthermore, a farce is also often set in one particular location, where all events occur. Two examples of Farce are Monty Python and the Holy Grail, as well as The Importance of being Earnest.
In Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the movie parodies King Arthur and his…