History Literature / AlfieAtkins

25th Nov '16 5:36:38 PM Furienna
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* StandardFiftiesFather: Alfie's dad is a typical tie-and-cardigan-wearing, pipe-smoking and sage-advice-dispensing father. But he also [[SubvertedTrope subverts]] parts of the trope since Alfie's mother for some reason is nowhere to be seen, which makes it necessary for him to also do traditional female household chores.

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* StandardFiftiesFather: Alfie's dad is a typical tie-and-cardigan-wearing, pipe-smoking and sage-advice-dispensing father. But he also [[SubvertedTrope subverts]] parts of the trope since Alfie's mother for some reason is nowhere to be seen, seen in the whole series, which makes it necessary for him Dad to also do household chores which most 50s fathers would expect their wives to handle. Of course, the first book wasn't published in TheFifties, but in 1972, when it was becoming popular to flip traditional female household chores.gender roles even in works for children.
25th Nov '16 5:12:19 PM Furienna
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* StandardFiftiesFather: Alfie's dad is suitably tie-and-cardigan-wearing, pipe-smoking and sage-advice-dispensing. But he also [[SubvertedTrope subverts]] parts of the trope since Alfie's mother is missing, which makes it necessary for him to also do traditional female household chores.

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* StandardFiftiesFather: Alfie's dad is suitably a typical tie-and-cardigan-wearing, pipe-smoking and sage-advice-dispensing. sage-advice-dispensing father. But he also [[SubvertedTrope subverts]] parts of the trope since Alfie's mother for some reason is missing, nowhere to be seen, which makes it necessary for him to also do traditional female household chores.
25th Nov '16 5:10:26 PM Furienna
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* StandardFiftiesFather: Alfie's dad is suitably tie-and-cardigan-wearing, pipe-smoking and sage-advice-dispensing.

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* StandardFiftiesFather: Alfie's dad is suitably tie-and-cardigan-wearing, pipe-smoking and sage-advice-dispensing. But he also [[SubvertedTrope subverts]] parts of the trope since Alfie's mother is missing, which makes it necessary for him to also do traditional female household chores.
21st Nov '16 5:34:10 AM YetAnotherAutist
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'''Alfie Atkins''' (Alfons Åberg in the original Swedish) is a series of children's books, written and illustrated by Swedish author Gunilla Bergström. Alfie is an ordinary kid of five or six years, who lives with his father in an apartment complex somewhere in Sweden. He goes to kindergarten, plays with friends, does not want to go to bed, and other everyday life things young children deal with.

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'''Alfie Atkins''' (Alfons Åberg ('''Alfons Åberg''' in the original Swedish) is a series of children's books, written and illustrated by Swedish author Gunilla Bergström. Alfie is an ordinary kid of five or six years, who lives with his father in an apartment complex somewhere in Sweden. He goes to kindergarten, kindergarten (later elemantary school), plays with friends, does not want gets certain problems with going to go to bed, bed and other everyday life things young children deal with.



16th Jan '16 7:48:55 AM Divra
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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: The plot of ''Is That A Monster, Alfie Atkins?''. Alfie loses his new soccer ball during a ballgame and blames a younger kid who's acting as ball boy for not finding it. Alfie ends up hitting him, and is wracked with guilt, which ends up manifesting as a fear about a monster under his bed.

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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: The plot of ''Is That A Monster, Alfie Atkins?''. Alfie loses his new soccer ball during a ballgame and blames a younger kid who's acting as ball boy for not finding it. Alfie ends up hitting him, and is wracked with guilt, which ends up manifesting as a fear about a monster under his bed.bed.
* StandardFiftiesFather: Alfie's dad is suitably tie-and-cardigan-wearing, pipe-smoking and sage-advice-dispensing.
26th May '15 4:47:14 AM SilentStranger
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'''Alfie Atkins''' is a series of children's books, written and illustrated by Swedish author Gunilla Bergström. Alfie is an ordinary kid of five or six years, who lives with his father in an apartment. He goes to kindergarten, plays with friends, does not want to go to bed, and other ultra-common stuff for a boy his age.

Not to be confused with the film ''Film/{{Alfie}}'' or the remake.

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'''Alfie Atkins''' (Alfons Åberg in the original Swedish) is a series of children's books, written and illustrated by Swedish author Gunilla Bergström. Alfie is an ordinary kid of five or six years, who lives with his father in an apartment. apartment complex somewhere in Sweden. He goes to kindergarten, plays with friends, does not want to go to bed, and other ultra-common stuff for a boy his age.

everyday life things young children deal with.

Not to be confused with the film ''Film/{{Alfie}}'' or the remake.remake.
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* BedsheetGhost: Literally, in ''Who's Scaring Alfie Atkins?'', Alfie has been freaking himself out the whole book due to his fear of the dark, and he sees what he thinks are ghosts on the balcony, which later turn out to be bedsheets hanging out to dry.
* ImaginaryFriend: Mållgan
* MissingMom: Alfie's mother is completely absent from the books, and is neither mentioned nor are there any pictures of her in the apartment.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: The plot of ''Is That A Monster, Alfie Atkins?''. Alfie loses his new soccer ball during a ballgame and blames a younger kid who's acting as ball boy for not finding it. Alfie ends up hitting him, and is wracked with guilt, which ends up manifesting as a fear about a monster under his bed.
17th Oct '13 7:01:42 PM Vasha
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AlfieAtkins is a series of childrens' books, written and illustrated by Swedish author Gunilla Bergstr? Alfie is an ordinary kid of five or six years, who lives with his father in an apartment. He goes to kindergarten, plays with friends, does not want to go to bed, and other ultra-common stuff for a boy his age.

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AlfieAtkins '''Alfie Atkins''' is a series of childrens' children's books, written and illustrated by Swedish author Gunilla Bergstr? Bergström. Alfie is an ordinary kid of five or six years, who lives with his father in an apartment. He goes to kindergarten, plays with friends, does not want to go to bed, and other ultra-common stuff for a boy his age.
19th May '13 9:29:16 PM nombretomado
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Not to be confused with the film ''{{Alfie}}'' or the remake.

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Not to be confused with the film ''{{Alfie}}'' ''Film/{{Alfie}}'' or the remake.
17th Apr '12 5:44:11 PM MSPachina
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AlfieAtkins is a series of childrens' books, written and illustrated by Swedish author Gunilla Bergstr? Alfie is an ordinary kid of five or six years, who lives with his father in an apartment. He goes to kindergarten, plays with friends, does not want to go to bed, and other ultra-common stuff for a boy his age.

Not to be confused with the film ''{{Alfie}}'' or the remake.
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