History Literature / Struwwelpeter

3rd Feb '17 11:18:47 AM Jhonny
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* {{Fingore}}{{Fingore}}: The child who keeps thumb-sucking gets the thumbs cut off by a tailor with giant scissors.
2nd Feb '17 9:39:44 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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''[[http://www.gutenberg.org/files/12116/12116-h/12116-h.htm Der Struwwelpeter]]'' (Shaggy-Peter or ''Shockheaded Peter''), written and illustrated by Heinrich Hoffmann, is an 1845 German children's book filled with cautionary tales. These cautionary tales are more grim than others, however -- they often end in death or dismemberment for the child. They are a source of plenty of NightmareFuel, too.

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''[[http://www.gutenberg.org/files/12116/12116-h/12116-h.htm Der Struwwelpeter]]'' (Shaggy-Peter or ''Shockheaded Peter''), written and illustrated by Heinrich Hoffmann, is an 1845 German children's book filled with cautionary tales. These cautionary tales are [[DarkerAndEdgier more grim than others, others]], however -- they often end in death or dismemberment for the child. They are a source of plenty of NightmareFuel, too.
30th Nov '16 5:09:42 PM Sakubara
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* TokenAdult: Out of all the victims, only one of them is an adult.
9th May '16 8:34:36 PM LittleGoat
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* "The Story of Fidgety Philip" ("Die Geschichte vom Zappel-Philipp"): Philip fidgits too much at the dinner table and spills the food onto the floor.

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* "The Story of Fidgety Philip" ("Die Geschichte vom Zappel-Philipp"): Philip fidgits fidgets too much at the dinner table and spills the food onto the floor.



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30th Oct '15 2:20:57 AM eroock
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[[caption-width-right:330:The nightmare of thumb-suckers everywhere.]]

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[[caption-width-right:330:The [[caption-width-right:350:The nightmare of thumb-suckers everywhere.]]]]
20th Mar '15 1:30:38 AM PaulA
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An episode of''VanDerValk'', a long-running British crime drama, features a SerialKiller who takes revenge on his victims by subjecting them to the same fates as in the stories. Interestingly enough, the "Johnny Head-in-Air" victim, although intended to drown, does in fact live.

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An episode of''VanDerValk'', of ''Series/VanDerValk'', a long-running British crime drama, features a SerialKiller who takes revenge on his victims by subjecting them to the same fates as in the stories. Interestingly enough, the "Johnny Head-in-Air" victim, although intended to drown, does in fact live.
10th Dec '14 8:41:50 AM LordGro
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10th Dec '14 4:17:42 AM jokergirl
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10th Sep '14 5:11:46 AM Asarelah
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* ColorMeBlack: "The Story of the Inky Boys".

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* ColorMeBlack: "The Story of the Inky Boys". This is slight variant of the trope as the three boys are not turned into "blackamoors" themselves by the ink, but instead are transformed into solid black silhouettes that hardly look human.
10th Sep '14 5:11:20 AM Asarelah
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* "The Story of the Inky Boys" ("Die Geschichte von den schwarzen Buben"): Three kids who tease a black boy get their just desserts when [[SantaClaus Nikolaus]] (or "Agrippa" in at least one translation) dips them into ink. This is slight variant of the trope as the three boys are not turned into "blackamoors" themselves by the ink, but instead are transformed into solid black silhouettes that hardly look human.

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* "The Story of the Inky Boys" ("Die Geschichte von den schwarzen Buben"): Three kids who tease a black boy get their just desserts when [[SantaClaus Nikolaus]] (or "Agrippa" in at least one translation) dips them into ink. This is slight variant of the trope as the three boys are not turned into "blackamoors" themselves by the ink, but instead are transformed into solid black silhouettes that hardly look human.
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