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M*A*S*H Film Summary & Analysis

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Themes

Comedy Relieves Stress

At M*A*S*H 4077, the men and women use comedy to relieve their stress. Everything there is difficult, and they struggle to survive at all either mentally or physically. As they deal with their challenges, they use comedy to make their lives more bearable.

With all the jokes and pranks, everyone in the camp, including the patients, is able to ignore the problems in their lives. They can laugh and cut up even when performing dangerous surgeries on their patients. This ability to laugh even during a crisis helps everyone survive with limited negative effects.

M*A*S*H helps prove that laughter can help heal. Rather than dwelling on their problems, the members of the group are able to enjoy the fun available to them. Viewers can also enjoy the powers of laughter for healing as they watch the film...

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