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The predictable semiotic essence of humor

Christian Hempelmann
From the journal HUMOR


This short paper responds to Oring’s renewed and detailed criticism of the General Theory of Verbal Humor (2019). While conceding the need for some clarifications and elaborations in multidisciplinary collaboration, it mainly points to misunderstandings and misdirections of that criticism.


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Published Online: 2019-08-28
Published in Print: 2019-10-25

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