Types of Humor

Sketch Comedy in Shakespeare

Work Time

Next, compare and contrast the humor in act 4, scene 2 of Much Ado About Nothing with that in the Abbott and Costello sketch.

  • What is similar?
  • What is different?
  • What other sketches have you seen on TV or on film that can be compared or contrasted with these scenes?

Open Notebook

Share your observations with your group and then with the whole class.