An Analysis of Linguistic Humor in the Humorous Scenes of Pee Mak Phra Kanong

  • Nantawan Senchantichai Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen Province 40002
  • Papitchaya Kadsantier Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen Province 40002
Keywords: Humor, Verbal humor, Humorous scenes, “Pee Mak Phra Kanong”

Abstract

This study aimed to investigate the linguistic techniques used in creating humor in the humorous scenes in a Thai comedy Pee Mak Phra Kanong.  The study adopted the categories and types of humor proposed by Berger (1997) and by Pinit-Phuwadol (1998) as the analytical framework.  Twenty percent of the humorous scenes were systematically selected for the analysis.  The results revealed that the techniques of analogy, pun and loanwords were mostly employed in creating humor.

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Published
2019-10-18
How to Cite
Senchantichai, N., & Kadsantier, P. (2019). An Analysis of Linguistic Humor in the Humorous Scenes of Pee Mak Phra Kanong. Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences University of Phayao, 7(2), 106 - 124. Retrieved from https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/Humanties-up/article/view/221884
Section
Research Article