Cultural and Artistic Transformations of the Culture of Laughter under Conditions of Current Challenges




Tolerance, Politics, Memes, Stand-Up, Humour


The relevance of the issue is that humour plays an important role in many areas of modern cultural life. Considering this, it is necessary to study how exactly the impact of jokes is carried out and what their meaning is in order to improve social relations. The purpose is to determine the key features and differences of modern humour in terms of the leading trends of the 21st century. This study has delineated the primary components of humor, encompassing the subjects and social themes around which jokes revolve, as well as the forms in which they manifest. It has been established that the predominant function of humor in modern culture is entertainment. Of particular note is the role of humor within the realm of politics, where it assumes diverse objectives in countries with varying forms of political governance, be it authoritarian or democratic. The study also recognizes the pivotal role humor plays in the domain of art, particularly in the context of post-modernism's evolution. Research offers fresh insights into the transformations occurring in contemporary humor culture and the current impact of jokes on social relations.


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How to Cite

Derkach, S., Melnyk, M., Fisher, V., Kasianenko, A., & Dokolova, A. (2023). Cultural and Artistic Transformations of the Culture of Laughter under Conditions of Current Challenges. Herança, 7(1), 79–87.



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