Alcohol and Its Angels: Comparing the Humor

Alcohol and Its Angels: Comparing the Humor

In the Book, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”, Pap, who is Huck’s father, who is a worn-out alcoholic, knows that his son has money and attempts to collect it for himself. Pap is one of those people who want to transform themselves from wearing beat down clothing to being well suited without working but like most things in life, Pap goes back to his normal routine and drinks himself away. The humorous story of Edgar Allan Poe, “The Angel from the Odd”, too has irony in it story, which a man meets an Angel who attempts to get him to suck a needle down his throat. After reading, both of these stories are about someone who has a habit, ...

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education, but the reality is that there is always people (even family members) that can’t see you start succeeding because they want to bring you down. I find it to be funny because this has happened to friends and people that I know, so after reading this chapter, the realization is that this happens everywhere and with all sorts of people.

Edgar Allan Poe’s humorous story, “The Angel from the Odd”, too has a lot of humor, as well as irony. The main story focuses on someone who attempts to avoid being hurt or seriously injured, but ends up with the same result by doing something differently. The humor picked up from “The Angel from the odd” is that when one consumes so much alcohol on a consistent and regular basis, it causes one to dream about something dealing with alcohol related dreams. The man, unconvinced, drives the angel away and begins an alcohol-induced nap. Unfortunately, instead of taking a 25-minute nap, he wakes up two hours later, having missed an appointment ...

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Added: 5/7/2012 12:12:28 PM
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Category: English
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