The Caretaker Comedy of Menace

Comedy of Menace Absurdism: doctrine that we live in an irrational universe The term “comedy of menace” comes from the subtitle of one of David Campton’s plays, The  Lunatic View: A Comedy of Menace. A reviewer picked up on it and used it when writing about certain playwrights. Comedy A ‘comedy’ is a humorous play …

Linguistic relativity

The principle of linguistic relativity holds that the structure of a language affects the ways in which its speakers are able to conceptualize their world, i.e. their world view. Popularly known as the Sapir–Whorf hypothesis, or Whorfianism, the principle is generally understood as having two different versions: (i) the strong version that language determines thought …