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comedy of errors (English)
A theater play, movie, or the like, where mix-ups of persons or concepts, mistaken assumption, planned or accidental misunderstandings, betrayal, and confusion play a central role in the plot. Usually, the audience has most or all background knowledge, while acting characters remain confied to a limited individual sight. Both fun and excitement or thrill stem from these conflicting sights.

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