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Howell, William. 2019. Judgments, Corrections, and Audiences: Amy Schumer's Strategies for Narrowcast Satire. Studies in American Humor 5 (1) : 70–92.
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Penn State University Press


This paper examines three sketches from Amy Schumer and the commentary about those sketches, finding that Schumer's satire makes harsher judgments and becomes less laughable the more narrowly it is cast.