What Makes Me Laugh Essay.
Laughter is a positive emotion that is triggered by a joke, being tickled, seeing funny appearances or physical actions, hearing funny voices and seeing various facial expressions .Laughter gets rid of all your stress hormones. Furthermore humour can be developed over time.
When I was younger, I found many various things funny. Sponge bob, in particular was one of the many shows that made me chortle. The physical actions, appearances and the verbal communication made me laugh my head off, as the characters were extravagant colours and cracked many humorous jokes through out the show.
The chemistry between the characters sponge bob and Patrick was so unique and different that I started laughing before the programme even began.
As I grew older, I didn’t find sponge bob humorous instead I started to enjoy different comedy films and programmes like Despicable Me. Despicable Me made me cry my eyes out in laughter as the costumes and the way the characters were made were hilarious.
There were little creatures that were bright yellow, tiny and had one huge eye. Furthermore these creatures spoke gibberish which made me laugh even harder. The fact adults were saying all these things made me roll on the floor and chuckle.
Eventually, I grew out of despicable me. Now I watch Mr.Bean which is sitcom humour. I find Mr.Beans humour is very effective as he shows comedy not verbally but physically. The way he walks and the facial expressions he makes are exhilarated. His stupidity is also very amusing as he uses no logic.
My family are very funny; my dad particular simply because he pulls funny faces and dances. It is very witty how my dad impersonates and mocks people like the queen, Presidents and Alan Carr. As he changes his voice, moves and makes facial expressions. It is really funny how 8 out of the 10 cats also mock politics and classes.
What I really don’t find funny is old plays like The Importance Of Being Ernest that have subtle humour material. The humour is not strong and doesn’t crack me up at all. Also I find it funny when you can see the comedy. I find reading comedy wears the humour off.I also find jokes that are really old cheesy, as everyone knows the jokes like why did the chicken cross the road because it had to get on to the other side. This is poor material I, like new and exciting material.
To conclude everyone finds different things funny. As humour, develops through time and some people prefer verbal comedy or slap stick comedy.However I find a really good sitcom ,a great programme ,a hillarious film and a entertaining comedian funny.