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11th Dec '14 11:23:37 AM THEBATHEAD
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FairyTales often have the guy who's violated the daily {{Aesop}} [[HoistByHisOwnPetard be his own undoing]].
27th Oct '14 2:09:51 PM LongLiveHumour
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* In "Literature/VasilissaTheBeautiful", Vasilissa's WickedStepmother and stepsisters put out the fires in order to have an excuse to send her to BabaYaga. Afterwards, they are unable to light any fire whatsoever. The fire Vasilisa brings back does last... long enough to burn the three into ash.

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* In "Literature/VasilissaTheBeautiful", Vasilissa's WickedStepmother and stepsisters put out the fires in order to have an excuse to send her to BabaYaga.Literature/BabaYaga. Afterwards, they are unable to light any fire whatsoever. The fire Vasilisa brings back does last... long enough to burn the three into ash.
2nd Mar '13 4:28:39 AM LordGro
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** ''Literature/TheThreeLittleMenInTheWoods''

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** ''Literature/TheThreeLittleMenInTheWoods''''Literature/TheThreeLittleMenInTheWood''
9th Dec '12 6:04:12 PM Goldfritha
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* In ''Literature/{{Prunella}}'', one witch's servants refuses to hurt Prunella because she gave them nice things and the witch never did.
9th Dec '12 5:54:34 PM Goldfritha
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* In many {{Fairy Tale}}s, someone describes the crimes to the villain without using any names and asks what a suitable punishment would be; the villain, who has performed the crimes in question but believes them undetected, then (often gleefully) prescribes a [[FamilyUnfriendlyDeath horrible punishment]] and is subjected to it. These include:

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* In many {{Fairy Tale}}s, someone describes the crimes to the villain without using any names and asks what a suitable punishment would be; the villain, who has performed the crimes in question but believes them undetected, then (often gleefully) prescribes a [[FamilyUnfriendlyDeath horrible punishment]] -- sometimes to appear particularly fervent against the crime -- and is subjected to it. These include:


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** ''Literature/TheThreeLittleMenInTheWoods''
24th Nov '12 5:30:02 PM Goldfritha
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* In "Literature/TheCatOnTheDovrefell", the bear does not rouse to drive off the trolls until a troll starts to bait it.
22nd Nov '12 3:46:02 PM Goldfritha
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22nd Nov '12 3:43:52 PM Goldfritha
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** ''[[Literature/TheGooseGirl]]''

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** ''[[Literature/TheGooseGirl]]''''Literature/TheGooseGirl''
22nd Nov '12 3:43:26 PM Goldfritha
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* In many {{Fairy Tale}}s, someone describes the crimes to the villain without using any names and asks what a suitable punishment would be; the villain, who has usually framed the hero or heroine for the crimes in question, then (often gleefully) prescribes a [[FamilyUnfriendlyDeath horrible punishment]] and is subjected to it. These include:

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* In many {{Fairy Tale}}s, someone describes the crimes to the villain without using any names and asks what a suitable punishment would be; the villain, who has usually framed the hero or heroine for performed the crimes in question, question but believes them undetected, then (often gleefully) prescribes a [[FamilyUnfriendlyDeath horrible punishment]] and is subjected to it. These include:
22nd Nov '12 3:39:13 PM Goldfritha
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** ''[[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/goosegirl/index.html The Goose Girl]]''
** ''[[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/pentamerone/31threecitrons1911.html The Three Citrons]]''

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** ''[[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/goosegirl/index.html The Goose Girl]]''
''[[Literature/TheGooseGirl]]''
** ''[[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/pentamerone/31threecitrons1911.html ''[[Literature/TheLoveOfThreeOranges The Three Citrons]]''
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