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Some analogical jokes depend on visual representations, asin the following children's joke: "What did the 0 say tothe 8? Nice belt." This joke requires a surprising visualmapping between numerals and human dress. A more risquévisual example is. "Did you hear about the man with fivepenises? His pants fit like a glove." Here are some morehumorous analogies, all of which involve mappings that generatesurprise and amusement:
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In the emotional coherence theory of Thagard (forthcoming),surprise is treated as a kind of metacoherence. When HOTCO shiftsfrom coherent interpretation to another, with units that werepreviously activated being deactivated and vice versa, the unitsthat underwent an activation shift activate a surprise node. Inanalogical jokes, the unusual mapping produces surprise becauseit connects together elements not previously mapped, but doesso in a way that is still highly coherent. The combination ofactivation of the surprise node, the coherence node, and otheremotions generates humorous amusement.