n. light and humorous drama with a happy ending
Anne Bancroft was also a regular in the comedy films made by her beloved second husband Mel Brooks.
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He could not have carried on a comedy of deception with her; he could not have lived with her openly.
Gillenormand had never loved him, and that that crusty, harsh, and smiling old fellow who cursed, shouted, and stormed and brandished his cane, cherished for him, at the most, only that affection, which is at once slight and severe, of the dotards of comedy.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
She asserted that she was going to stage a musical comedy, that she preferred cafe parfait to beefsteak, that she hoped Dr.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
I feel as if I could be anything or everything; as if I could rant and storm, or sigh or cut capers, in any tragedy or comedy in the English language.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
If they were allowed their own way, every comedy would have a tragic ending, and every tragedy would culminate in a farce.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde Context