History Literature / PussInBoots

9th Feb '16 1:16:09 PM LordGro
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* TheBadGuyWins: Depends on whether or not you see the cat as being villainous.
21st Jan '16 1:35:54 PM waqob
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* BarefootCartoonAnimal: Inverted.

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* BarefootCartoonAnimal: Inverted.TheBadGuyWins: Depends on whether or not you see the cat as being villainous.
9th Oct '14 1:14:54 PM Patachou
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[[quoteright:259:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/puss_in_boots_fairy_tale_2040.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:259: ''Help! Help! The Marquis of Carabas is drowning!'']]



* EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses

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* EverythingsBetterWithPrincessesEverythingsBetterWithPrincesses: The king and his daughter just happen to travel by in their coach.


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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: Nowadays the king would probably do a background check on the so-called Marquis of Carabas' nobility.
19th Jan '14 12:56:23 PM Chariset
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The cat hurries ahead of the coach, ordering the country folk along the road to tell the king that the land belongs to the "Marquis of Carabas", saying that if they do not he will [[MoralDissonance cut them into mincemeat]]. (A somewhat more plausible and palatable variant occurs in some versions: he claims that vicious gangs of bandits are plundering the countryside, and that his master has a powerful army these bandits would never dare to provoke, so the peasants should claim to anyone who asks that everything belongs to his master so that the bandits won't attack.) The cat then happens upon a castle inhabited by an [[VoluntaryShapeshifting ogre with shape-shifting abilities]]. Puss flatters and taunts the ogre into proving his powers by transforming into a mouse, at which point Puss promptly [[JustEatHim eats him]]. The king arrives at the castle (which Puss claims belongs to his master) and, impressed with the bogus Marquis and his estate, gives the lad the [[StandardHeroReward princess in marriage]]. Thereafter, the cat enjoys life as a great lord who runs after mice only for his own amusement.

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The cat hurries ahead of the coach, ordering the country folk along the road to tell the king that the land belongs to the "Marquis of Carabas", saying that if they do not he will [[MoralDissonance cut them into mincemeat]]. (A somewhat more plausible and palatable variant occurs in some versions: he claims that vicious gangs of bandits are plundering the countryside, and that his master has a powerful army these bandits would never dare to provoke, so the peasants should claim to anyone who asks that everything belongs to his master so that the bandits won't attack.) The cat then happens upon a castle inhabited by an [[VoluntaryShapeshifting ogre with shape-shifting abilities]]. Puss flatters and taunts the ogre into proving his powers by transforming into a mouse, at which point whereupon Puss promptly kills and [[JustEatHim eats him]]. The king arrives at the castle (which Puss claims belongs to his master) and, impressed with the bogus Marquis and his estate, gives the lad the his [[StandardHeroReward princess daughter in marriage]]. Thereafter, the cat enjoys life as a great lord who runs after mice only for his own amusement.
23rd Dec '13 7:41:07 PM Nire
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* UngratefulBastard: Some versions of the story have the cat's master turn out to be this. For example, in an Italian variation, ''Pippo and the Clever Cat,'' Pippo promises his cat that for everything she's done for him, she'll live like a queen and receive an elaborate funeral when she passes away. Deciding to test this, the cat plays dead. Pippo's wife is in tears mourning the cat, but Pippo simply says to grab her by the leg and toss her out the window. The cat gets up and leaves, incredibly pissed.

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* UngratefulBastard: Some versions of the story have the cat's master turn out to be this. For example, in an Italian variation, ''Pippo and the Clever Cat,'' Pippo promises his cat that for everything she's done for him, she'll live like a queen and receive an elaborate funeral when she passes away. Deciding to test this, the cat plays dead. Pippo's wife is in tears mourning the cat, but Pippo simply says to grab her by the leg and toss her out the window. The cat gets up up, curses her master's name, and leaves, incredibly pissed.leaves.
23rd Dec '13 7:40:11 PM Nire
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* UngratefulBastard: Some versions of the story have the cat's master turn out to be this. For example, in the Italian version, ''Pippo and the Clever Cat,'' Pippo promises his cat that for everything she's done for him, she'll live like a queen and receive an elaborate funeral when she passes away. Deciding to test this, the cat plays dead. Pippo's wife is in tears mourning the cat, but Pippo simply says to grab her by the leg and toss her out the window. The cat gets up and leaves, incredibly pissed.

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* UngratefulBastard: Some versions of the story have the cat's master turn out to be this. For example, in the an Italian version, variation, ''Pippo and the Clever Cat,'' Pippo promises his cat that for everything she's done for him, she'll live like a queen and receive an elaborate funeral when she passes away. Deciding to test this, the cat plays dead. Pippo's wife is in tears mourning the cat, but Pippo simply says to grab her by the leg and toss her out the window. The cat gets up and leaves, incredibly pissed.
17th Dec '13 10:48:08 AM Nire
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* UngratefulBastard: Some versions of the story have the cat's master turn out to be this. For example, in the Italian version, ''Pippo and the Clever Cat,'' Pippo promises his cat that for everything she's done for him, she'll live like a queen and receive an elaborate funeral when she passes away. Deciding to test this, the cat plays dead. Pippo's wife is in tears mourning the cat, but Pippo simply says to grab her by the leg and toss her out the window. The cat gets up and leaves, incredibly pissed.
19th May '13 3:11:50 PM ASplashingKoi
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* LoveAtFirstSight

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* LoveAtFirstSightLoveAtFirstSight: How the princess falls for the miller's son.



* SatelliteLoveInterest
* TalkingAnimal

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* SatelliteLoveInterest
SatelliteLoveInterest: The princess, who doesn't have a purpose as a character outside of falling in love with and marrying the eponymous character's owner.
* TalkingAnimalTalkingAnimal: The titular character.
11th Jan '13 12:27:43 PM SeptimusHeap
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The tale is followed immediately by two [[AnAesop morals]]: "one stresses the importance of possessing industrie and savoir faire while the other extols the virtues of dress, countenance, and youth to win the heart of a [[ShallowLoveInterest princess]]."

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The tale is followed immediately by two [[AnAesop morals]]: "one stresses the importance of possessing industrie and savoir faire while the other extols the virtues of dress, countenance, and youth to win the heart of a [[ShallowLoveInterest [[SatelliteLoveInterest princess]]."
19th Dec '12 3:54:19 PM RJSavoy
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* ShallowLoveInterest

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* ShallowLoveInterestSatelliteLoveInterest
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