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Comedy of Menace

Published on Nov 20, 2015

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Comedy of Menace

By Harold Pinter


  • A way to describe a play:
  • A sense of Irony that the characters know that they are in a bad situation
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Comedy of Menace:
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The Script

  • Playwrites use this particular style to create dramatic tension  
  • OR to develop characters.


  • Harold Pinter coined the phrase "comedy of menace"