Integrative Arts 10


"A little song, a little dance, a little seltzer down yer pants."

-Burlesque Proverb

Key Terms from Lecture

Straight man & Stooge - Delivers Punch lines
Burly Clown
Develops the connection with audience
Scatological Humor

Verbal Characteristics
Verbal Circumlocution
Speech Impediment
Double Entendre
Aside- direct address to audience

Physical Characteristics

Pinky Lee’s Stereotype
Comic devices, Burly Clown
Coy- will not swear out loud.
Effeminate- fussy, Saunters, “Minces About”

Here It Is, Burlesque! Review

Smithsonian Description of Burlesque

Burlesque Review from 1924


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