International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Tasting the Culinary Humor of Ash’ab at-Tamma’
Dr. Maman Lesmana

Gordon, in his writing on the culinary comedy, said that humor about food serves as an effective social satire. Culinary Humor can be used to mock oneself or others. Likewise, Clogan said that the culinary humor can be used as a tool to criticize, interpret, and entertain relating to the evolving issues. The Culinary Comedy serves as a social satire or literary parody that contains the institutional and social behavior with regard to food. In Classical Arabic culture, also known culinary humor. One of entertainer and comedian who was known for his culinary humor was Asy'ab, therefore he was known as the at-Tamma ' (The Greedy). In this article, will be discussed the form and content of his humor, to see the functions are contained in it.

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