History Literature / TheTalesOfBeedleTheBard

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* DontFearTheReaper: The [[AnAesop moral]] of the final story. The youngest brother is the only one of the three who learns this.


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* DrivenToSuicide: The middle of the three brothers, when he finds out that the Resurrection Stone can't truly bring his OneTrueLove BackFromTheDead.
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* SlainInTheirSleep: The eldest of the three brothers; his killer then takes the Elder Wand.
14th Jun '16 4:13:07 PM Scabbard
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* ItsTheJourneyThatCounts: [[spoiler: The Fountain of Fair Fortune. The actual fountain doesn't do anything, but the efforts of the three witches and the knight to get there end up giving them the things they wished for]]

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* ItsTheJourneyThatCounts: [[spoiler: The Fountain of Fair Fortune. The actual fountain doesn't do anything, but the efforts of the three witches and the knight to get there end up giving them the things they wished for]]for]].
20th Apr '16 6:42:06 AM Clare
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* NightmareFuel: "The Warlock's Hairy Heart" is an {{In-Universe}} example (Dumbledore points out many parents only read it when the children are grown).

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* NightmareFuel: "The Warlock's Hairy Heart" is an {{In-Universe}} example (Dumbledore example. Dumbledore points out that many parents only read it when the children are grown).old enough to handle it. Beatrix Bloxam claimed that overhearing the story being read to her older cousins left her so traumatised that she never got over it, ultimately leading to her [[{{Bowdlerise}} bowdlerising]] Beedle's stories to make them "suitable for [[ChildrenAreInnocent children's innocent ears]]". However, she was unable to do this with "The Warlock's Hairy Heart".
5th Jan '16 8:37:04 PM pratchettgaiman
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* ItsTheJourneyThatCounts: [[spoiler: The Fountain of Fair Fortune.]]

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* ItsTheJourneyThatCounts: [[spoiler: The Fountain of Fair Fortune.]] The actual fountain doesn't do anything, but the efforts of the three witches and the knight to get there end up giving them the things they wished for]]
15th Dec '15 1:29:27 AM TARINunit9
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* InfantImmortality: Averted outside the fairy tales. Dumbledore all but states that if [[BurnTheWitch a medieval witch hunt]] caught a real witch (as opposed to a muggle false-positive) chances are the victim was not an experienced and trained adult...
15th Dec '15 12:55:21 AM TARINunit9
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* MoralGuardians: Besides Beatrix Bloxam's revisions mentioned above, Dumbledore notes that some tales got rewrites through the ages because they were deemed too pro-Muggle. Specifically, he explains that the Hopping Pot went from causing trouble for the mean wizard who refused to help his Muggle neighbours, to swallowing threatening Muggles until they left the nice wizard alone.

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* MoralGuardians: Besides Beatrix Bloxam's revisions mentioned above, Dumbledore notes that some tales got rewrites through the ages because they were deemed too pro-Muggle. Specifically, he explains that the Hopping Pot went from causing trouble for the mean wizard who refused to help his Muggle neighbours, neighbors, to swallowing threatening Muggles until they left the nice wizard alone.


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* MugglesDoItBetter: Downplayed. Dumbledore notes in the post-text for ''Babbity Rabbity'' that yes, there were real witch hunts in the Potterverse and yes, wizards and witches tend to lose and get arrested when they stand and fight. As a result the wizarding community [[TheMasquerade went underground]], where they've been almost completely undetected for the better part of a millennium.
18th Oct '15 6:35:18 AM Morgenthaler
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* "The Warlock's Hairy Heart" -- A young rich warlock fancies himself GenreSavvy to the fact that LoveHurts and [[BeatStillMyHeart cuts out his heart]] to save himself the hassle. Then he finds out that everyone thinks he's a loser for not having a girl and sets out to bag himself a trophy wife. This does not end well.

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* "The Warlock's Hairy Heart" -- A young rich warlock fancies himself GenreSavvy atuned to the fact that LoveHurts and [[BeatStillMyHeart cuts out his heart]] to save himself the hassle. Then he finds out that everyone thinks he's a loser for not having a girl and sets out to bag himself a trophy wife. This does not end well.
17th Oct '15 4:52:50 AM StarTropes
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* DracoInLeatherPants: In-universe. After all her good feelings from her times with her lover are gone, Amata realizes he was actually a {{Jerkass}} and is glad to be rid of him.

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* DracoInLeatherPants: In-universe. InUniverse. After all her good feelings from her times with her lover are gone, Amata realizes he was actually a {{Jerkass}} and is glad to be rid of him.him.
** The haughty warlock is another InUniverse example.



** Or that only a wizard would consider a [[FreudWasRight long, thin object]] so valuable.

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** Or that only a wizard would consider a [[FreudWasRight long, thin object]] piece of wood]] so valuable.
26th Sep '15 4:10:14 AM StarTropes
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* AesopEnforcer: The hopping pot is this for the young wizard who inherits it.
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