History Literature / ThreeLittlePigs

7th Feb '16 3:59:05 PM nombretomado
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Among the many retellings that have been made of the story, perhaps the best known is Creator/WaltDisney's [[TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation 1933]] [[Disney/ThreeLittlePigs cartoon version]]. Creator/{{Activision}} also created a game based on the story called ''{{VideoGame/Oink}}''

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Among the many retellings that have been made of the story, perhaps the best known is Creator/WaltDisney's [[TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfAnimation 1933]] [[Disney/ThreeLittlePigs cartoon version]]. Creator/{{Activision}} also created a game based on the story called ''{{VideoGame/Oink}}''
10th Apr '15 6:47:00 PM Angeldeb82
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"The Three Little Pigs" is a {{Talking Animal}}s story that was written in the 1840s. The young pigs of the story's title move out of their mother's house to seek their fortune, but it is hindered by the fact that there is a TheBigBadWolf out there with intentions of eating them. The first little pig builds his house out of straw, but the wolf blows it down and eats him. The second little pig builds his house out of sticks and meets the same fate. The third pig, however, being the brains of the outfit, builds his house out of bricks, which the wolf cannot blow down. The wolf makes several attempts to trick the pig into coming out of the house, but fails each time. Finally, he tries going down the pig's chimney, but is cooked in a pot that the pig puts there.

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"The Three Little Pigs" is a {{Talking Animal}}s story that was written in the 1840s. The young pigs of the story's title move out of their mother's house to seek their fortune, but it is hindered by the fact that there is a TheBigBadWolf out there with intentions of eating them. The first little pig builds his house out of straw, but the wolf blows it down and eats him. The second little pig builds his house out of sticks and meets the same fate. The third pig, however, being the brains of the outfit, builds his house out of bricks, which the wolf cannot blow down. The wolf makes several attempts to trick the pig into coming out of the house, but fails each time. Finally, he tries going down the pig's chimney, but is cooked in a pot that the pig puts there.
10th Feb '15 8:36:43 AM LordGro
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Various versions of "The Little Pigs" and related tales can be read [[http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/type0124.html here]].

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Various versions of "The Three Little Pigs" and related tales can be read [[http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/type0124.html here]].
9th Feb '15 3:49:37 PM Snicka
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* AscendedToCarnivorism: In the Creator/JosephJacobs version, the third little pig eats the wolf. Pigs are technically omnivores, but they are a prey item to wolves.
2nd Feb '15 1:14:03 PM LordGro
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Various versions of "The Little Pigs" and related tales can be read [[http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/type0124.html here]].
31st Jan '15 8:43:48 PM LoveWitchTsukino
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* SparedByTheAdaptation: Many versions omit the deaths of the first two pigs and the wolf at the end of the story. In some cases, being eaten might not have been so bad.

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* SparedByTheAdaptation: Many versions omit the deaths of the first two pigs and the wolf at the end of the story. In some cases, being eaten might not have been so bad.
24th Jan '15 12:45:42 AM LordGro
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!! Tropes used ''Three Little Pigs'':

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!! Tropes used ''Three "The Three Little Pigs'':
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* BigBrotherMentor: The third pig is usually depicted as this.
24th Jan '15 12:43:51 AM LordGro
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* BlowYouAway: In this case, literally.
* JustDesserts: This happens to the wolf in some of the darker, older versions; the third pig doesn't just stop at boiling him alive. Also counts as a KarmicDeath.

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* BlowYouAway: In this case, literally.
The wolf blows away the house of straw and the house of sticks of the first two pigs.
* JustDesserts: This happens to the wolf in some of the darker, older versions; the The third pig doesn't just in Creator/JosephJacobs' version does not stop at boiling the wolf to death, but also eats him alive. Also counts as a KarmicDeath. "for supper".
* KarmicDeath: The wolf gets himself killed in his attempts to eat the pigs, and in Creator/JosephJacobs' tale it is him that gets eaten in the end.



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23rd Jan '15 7:58:32 PM Jeduthun
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* AnAesop
* TheBigBadWolf

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* AnAesop
AnAesop: The little pig who works hard and uses intelligence to choose the strongest building material is the one who beats the wolf.
* TheBigBadWolfTheBigBadWolf: Co-TropeMaker, along with Literature/LittleRedRidingHood.



* PerspectiveFlip:

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* PerspectiveFlip:PerspectiveFlip: A popular way to make this story into a FracturedFairyTale:
1st Jan '15 5:25:49 PM maedar
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* JustDesserts: This happens to the wolf in some of the darker, older versions; the third pig doesn't just stop at boiling him alive. Also counts as a KarmicDeath.
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