1) Based on the article, aside from the machine-like movements being funny, what does Chaplin satirize in his
movie MODERN TIMES? He makes a point in his comical scenes you watched – what is it?
2) Can you think of your own examples with repetition that makes you laugh ? They can be taken from movies
or videos posted online.
This week we will be talking about mechanical action so popular in movies, cartoons, videos, and why we
never fail to laugh at them. Before reading the article below, watch these 2 famous excerpts from Chaplin:
1) EATING MACHINE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17PkUsTVa7g
2) FACTORY SCENE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6n9ESFJTnHs