History Literature / WinnieThePooh

9th Dec '17 5:38:06 PM jasonbres
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Christopher Robin Milne's original stuffed animals [[https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_original_Winnie_the_Pooh_toys.jpg have been preserved]] and are on public display.

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Christopher Robin Milne's original stuffed animals [[https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_original_Winnie_the_Pooh_toys.jpg have been preserved]] and are on public display. (With the exception of Roo, who was lost in an apple orchard around 1930.)
28th Oct '17 7:33:15 PM hullflyer
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* ImprobableFoodBudget: Where Pooh gets the massive amount of honey is never explained.

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* ImprobableFoodBudget: Where Pooh gets the massive amount of honey is never explained.explained (especially since the only time he's shown trying to get more, at the Honey Tree, he's not particularly good at it).
27th Apr '17 7:23:40 AM Chris116
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* BittersweetEnding: Christopher Robin has to leave the Hundred Acre Wood for what is essentially the last time, since he is growing up and can no longer live out his childhood days in the blissful peace of the Wood. The last chapter revolves around his farewell, and last day spent playing with Pooh, who promises that he will always be waiting in the Hundred Acre Wood should he ever return.
8th Jan '17 7:28:01 PM Tarlonniel
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* ThePowerOfFriendship: A mayor theme. The friendship between Christopher Robin, Pooh, Piglet and the rest of the gang is what drives the story.

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* ThePowerOfFriendship: A mayor major theme. The friendship between Christopher Robin, Pooh, Piglet and the rest of the gang is what drives the story.
17th Jun '16 11:41:35 AM Snicka
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* BigGood: Christopher Robin
* BlackBeadEyes: E. H. Shepard draws most of the characters with these. {{Justified}}, as they are toys whose

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* BigGood: Christopher Robin
Robin, the only human, whom the toy animals view as their leader.
* BlackBeadEyes: E. H. Shepard draws most of the characters with these. {{Justified}}, as they are toys whose eyes could literally be made of beads.



* FeigningIntelligence
* FishOutOfWater: Tigger

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* FeigningIntelligence
FeigningIntelligence: Both Rabbit and Owl tend to act smart, but are actually just as scatterbrained as the other characters. The others still treat them as if they were the smartest.
* FishOutOfWater: TiggerTigger in the beginning has a hard time fitting in with the rest of the animals, but eventually finds his place and the others (except for Rabbit) grow fond of him.



* ThePowerOfFriendship
* PrimalFear

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* ThePowerOfFriendship
ThePowerOfFriendship: A mayor theme. The friendship between Christopher Robin, Pooh, Piglet and the rest of the gang is what drives the story.
* PrimalFearPrimalFear: Piglet has all sorts of phobias.



* ThinkNothingOfIt

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* ThinkNothingOfItThinkNothingOfIt: In the last chapter of the first book, Christopher Robin starts his speech at the party, and Eeyore starts this before Christopher Robin manages to get it in that it's for Pooh.
16th Jun '16 3:05:35 PM Snicka
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* AnimalStereotypes

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* AnimalStereotypesAnimalStereotypes: Played straight with some characters (Tigger is just as strong and fierce as one could expect from a tiger), subverted with others (Owl appears to be [[TheOwlKnowingOne the smartest animal in the forest]], but he's actually a KnowNothingKnowItAll).



* BlackBeadEyes: Most of the characters.

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* BlackBeadEyes: Most E. H. Shepard draws most of the characters.characters with these. {{Justified}}, as they are toys whose



* GrowingUpSucks: The end of ''The House at Pooh Corner''.

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* GrowingUpSucks: The end of ''The House at Pooh Corner''.Corner'', when Christopher Robin has to say goodbye to his toys, since he's not allowed to do "nothing" anymore.



* HufflepuffHouse: Rabbit's friends-and-relations

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* HufflepuffHouse: Rabbit's friends-and-relationsfriends-and-relations, who often get mentioned but don't get much characterization.



* ImprobableFoodBudget

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* ImprobableFoodBudgetImprobableFoodBudget: Where Pooh gets the massive amount of honey is never explained.



* KangaroosRepresentAustralia: Kanga and Roo.

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* KangaroosRepresentAustralia: Averted with Kanga and Roo.Roo, who, despite being kangaroos, are never implied to be Australian.



* LivingToys

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* LivingToysLivingToys: All of the main cast, with the exception of Christopher Robin (who is a child who owns the toys) and possibly Rabbit and Owl (who are implied to be actual animals rather than toys).



* ManChild: Tigger
* OldWindbag: Owl

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* ManChild: Tigger
Tigger, despite being one of the largest members of the gang, is playful and irresponsible.
* OldWindbag: OwlOwl will often go into lengthy, boring rants about pretty much anything.



* PickyEater: Tigger

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* PickyEater: TiggerTigger doesn't like honey, haycorns, thistles, or pretty much anything Pooh and his friends offer to him. He finally settles with extract of malt, which was meant to be a strengthening medicine for Roo.



* SweetTooth

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* SweetToothSweetTooth: Pooh has a big appetite for honey.
16th Jun '16 2:49:35 PM Snicka
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* BearyFunny / BearyFriendly: Pooh.

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* BearyFunny / BearyFriendly: Pooh.Pooh, who is kind, naive, silly and goofy.
15th Mar '16 2:59:48 PM margdean56
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* ParentalBonus[=/=]GeniusBonus: Many of the jokes will go straight over your average five-year-old's head.

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* ParentalBonus[=/=]GeniusBonus: Many of the jokes will go straight over your average five-year-old's head.head--while the adult reading the book aloud has a hard time keeping a straight face.
23rd Feb '16 3:54:04 PM Micah
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* MadLibsCatchPhrase: Pooh has "You never can tell with [plural noun]."
10th Nov '15 7:28:39 AM gallium
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* ADogNamedDog: Piglet, Owl, and Rabbit. Played with for Kanga, Roo, and Tigger. Even Pooh is sometimes referred to as "Bear". It's pointed out in the book that his real name is Edward Bear, and Winnie-the-Pooh is just his nickname.

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* ADogNamedDog: Piglet, Owl, and Rabbit. Played with for Kanga, Roo, and Tigger. Even Pooh is sometimes referred to as "Bear". It's pointed out in the book that his real name is Edward Bear, and Winnie-the-Pooh is just his nickname. (Christopher Robin Milne actually called his stuffed bear Edward. His father got the name "Winnie" from a popular bear at the London Zoo.)
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