jocularity


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a feeling facetious merriment

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fun characterized by humor

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activity characterized by good humor

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William Tsutsui looks at what he terms "recreational apocalypse" in Japanese films and argues that there is a register, paradoxical it sounds, of jocularity in such representations.
It's been a couple decades, but the answer to that question's still not clear: For all the band's jocularity, there's a an aggressive streak to its music, a destructive bent that lies at the heart of its appeal.
My eavesdropping of the chatter reveals several consistent themes centered on values such as respect, flexibility, equity, stability, fairness and jocularity.
A Journey to the Dark Heart of Nameless, Unspeakable Evil lives up to its title, interspersed with just enough jocularity to keep the reader from sinking into abject despair; highly recommended.
The flippant air of "The Light Princess" makes it my least-favorite among MacDonald's fairytales, and I find the jocularity of "Little Daylight" an annoyance that spoils the haunting image of a woman literally waxing and waning with the moon.
For Hawthorne's obsession with food and his jocularity about food, see essays by Monika Elbert and by Rita Gollin.
As he notes in Hating Breitbart, he had only two modes: jocularity and righteous indignation.
Falstaff's jocularity damns both Bardolph and Dommelton in accordance with these Refbrmed themes upon the supreme significance of the internal and the unreliability of natural perception.
As the editors rightly argue, "[t]he scatology may contain an undergraduate's jocularity, but that it is no mere joke, still less any mere trope, is clear even without recourse to Beckett's oeuvre" (xcv).
net to find an attractive date, after some ribald jocularity from his CIA brother FDR, who brags about being a stud in the relationship department.
In the example mentioned, where Gladman has written 'Avoid jocularity in managing a class' Louisa has crossed out and replaced the word 'jocularity', and the phrase now reads 'Avoid moroseness in managing a class'.
A Madventure in Yemen "Take two rather weird Finns, a camera and a mountain of jocularity.
President Clinton was quite good at this and could not understand why Al Gore was not; but it came easy to Clinton, comfortable both within himself and within his mask of easygoing jocularity.