History Main / BarefootPoverty

18th Nov '17 2:46:27 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* In the ''Anime/GrimmsFairyTaleClassics's'' version of ''The Old Woman in the Woods'', the protagonist is a cute girl who isn't wearing any shoes despite being a part of a royal caravan, signifying her "position" as a mere maid among all the {{upper class twit}}s.
27th Oct '17 4:17:51 PM angie710
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** In the Literature/BookOfExodus, there was a law that stated that if a man died without any [[HeirClubForMen male heirs]], his widow was to marry his brother, and the brother would [[LineageComesFromTheFather carry on the family line]] for him via the first son he had with her. If the man refused the marriage, she was to publicly humiliate him ([[FamilyHonor and all]] [[SinsOfOurFathers his descendants and relatives]]) by removing his sandals, spitting on him, and publicly declaring that he refused to do his duty to his family and society.

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** In the Literature/BookOfExodus, there was a law that stated that if a man died without any [[HeirClubForMen male heirs]], his widow was to marry his brother, and the brother would [[LineageComesFromTheFather carry on the family line]] for him via the first son he had with her. If the man refused the marriage, she was to publicly humiliate him ([[FamilyHonor and all]] [[SinsOfOurFathers his descendants and relatives]]) by removing his sandals, spitting on him, and publicly declaring that he refused to do his duty to his family and society. Because of the shame, it would lead to ostracism and financial ruin for him, and he would NeverLiveItDown.
27th Oct '17 4:10:12 PM angie710
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** In the Literature/BookOfExodus, there was a law that stated that if a man died without any [[HeirClubForMen male heirs]], his widow was to marry his brother, and the brother would [[LineageComesFromTheFather carry on the family line]] for him via the first son he had with her. If the man refused the marriage, she was to publicly humiliate him ([[FamilyHonor and all]] [[SinsOfOurFathers his descendants and relatives]]) by removing his sandals, spitting on him, and publicly declaring that he refused to do his duty to his family and society.
6th Sep '17 12:36:02 PM sablesword
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* The Dendarii Mountain village of Silvy Vale in ''[[Literature/VorkosiganSaga Memory]]'' is fighting hard to get ''out'' of poverty, but most of the children in the two-room schoolhouse are barefoot. So is the teacher, Harra Csurik.
25th Aug '17 10:04:29 PM sablesword
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* Historically, prisoners and slaves have often been kept barefoot, as described in the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barefoot#Imprisonment_and_slavery Other Wiki]]
20th Aug '17 9:40:19 AM MarkLungo
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* In ''{{Literature/Banco}}'', Papillon's GirlOfMyDreams, Rita, was raised by her single mother and was the youngest of six children in a poor neighborhood of Tangiers. She roamed as a barefoot StreetUrchin until she was ten years old.

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* In ''{{Literature/Banco}}'', ''Literature/{{Banco}}'', Papillon's GirlOfMyDreams, Rita, was raised by her single mother and was the youngest of six children in a poor neighborhood of Tangiers. She roamed as a barefoot StreetUrchin until she was ten years old.
19th Aug '17 5:03:31 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* Averted in ''Anime/TheStoryOfPerrine'': When one of Perrine's short boots breaks due to overuse, she ''doesn't'' go barefoot since she works in a factory and it'd be ''extremely'' unsafe. She first ties it up with a rudimentary cord, then saves up a little money to make a hemp sole for it.

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* Averted in ''Anime/TheStoryOfPerrine'': When one of Perrine's short boots breaks due to overuse, she ''doesn't'' go barefoot since she works in a factory and it'd be ''extremely'' unsafe. She first ties it up with a rudimentary cord, then saves up a little money to make makes a hemp sole for it.
it, and after saving up some francs she gets enough supplies to make both a pair of shoes and a camisole.
3rd Aug '17 2:15:00 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* Truth in Television, logically. Poverty at the level of hand to mouth (or worse) doesn't leave money for things like shoes.



* Truth in Television. Poverty at the level of hand to mouth (or worse) doesn't leave money for things like shoes.

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* Truth Paraguayan goalkeeper [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jose_Luis_Chilavert José Luis Chilavert]] was born in Television. Poverty at a quite poor family from Luque (a city near the level of hand capital, Asunción), and is said to mouth (or worse) doesn't leave money for things like shoes.
have gone mostly barefoot until he was around 7 years old.
15th Jul '17 5:51:34 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* Averted in ''Anime/TheStoryOfPerrine'': When one of Perrine's short boots breaks due to overuse, she ''doesn't'' go barefoot since she works in a factory and it'd be ''extremely'' unsafe. She first ties it up with a rudimentary cord, then saves up a little money to make a hemp sole for it.
27th May '17 1:15:37 PM jamespolk
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* ''Film/LouisianaStory'': Alexander is a poor Cajun living in a cabin in the Louisiana swamps. He's always going around barefoot.
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