tragicomic


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of or relating to or characteristic of tragicomedy

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manifesting both tragic and comic aspects

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having pathetic as well as ludicrous characteristics

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The play is a tragicomic story of two lonely people.
For the setting of "Hallo", he has chosen a frame structure, turning it into a shop window-type space to showcase a tragicomic figure driven by the desire to become what he appears to be.
The New York Times It has been a riveting few days in the tragicomic opera known as Bridgegate, now playing at the federal courthouse in Newark.
Summary: Published in 2014, Joumana Haddad's tragicomic novel "Kafas" (Cage) suggests that the gender divide is a more complex thing than "haves" and "have nots," and that it is not only women who live in cages.
'Ma' Rosa,' on the other hand, allows 'Filipino firebrand' Mendoza to 'incisively explore street-level corruption in Duterte-era Philippines with a tragicomic tale of a low-level drug dealer,' portrayed by Jaclyn Jose who won best actress at Cannes.
Synopsis: "Shadowboxing with Bukowski" by Darrell Kastin is the tragicomic, cautionary tale of a young bookseller who struggles to keep his bookstore afloat in the harbor town of San Pedro, CA, where the infamous Charles Bukowski resides.
It is a question that the tragicomic Pessoptimist — written by the great comic novelistEmile Habibi (1922-1996) —might have wondered over as well.
"Talk about someone who speaks via color, in this tragicomic way," he says of Rothko.
ISLAMABAD -- National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage, Lok Virsa will screen Italian tragicomic comedy-drama film here on January 30.
The result was tragicomic; but he did the best his meager talents allowed.
Theatre Sans Frontieres presents Amor en el Jardin (Love in the Garden), an original production of Federico Garcia Lorca's tragicomic play, at Gala Theatre tomorrow.
Rowling's tragicomic novel of small-town political intrigue.
That's what Sepp Blatter (above) said in a tragicomic press conference on Friday, the lowlight of which was surely his assertion that the bidding process for World Cup 2018 and 2022 was not "significantly illegal".
"YeE-ilcam" follows the adventures of two men as they strive to be filmmakers for the girl they love, while "KuafE[micro]rde Bir GE-n" focuses on the tragicomic stories of ordinary people as they try to commit robbery.