History Main / Changelingtale

7th Apr '18 8:13:02 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


Subtrope of {{Doppelganger}}, TheFairFolk, LandOfFaerie, InvasionOfTheBabySnatchers, and very often SwitchedAtBirth. [[IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused]] with the LighterAndSofter ChangelingFantasy, which is a RagsToRiches[=/=]CinderellaSituation.

to:

Subtrope of {{Doppelganger}}, TheFairFolk, LandOfFaerie, InvasionOfTheBabySnatchers, and very often SwitchedAtBirth. [[IThoughtItMeant [[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused]] with the LighterAndSofter ChangelingFantasy, which is a RagsToRiches[=/=]CinderellaSituation.
21st Mar '18 6:36:46 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
Is there an issue? Send a Message


Meanwhile, the "changeling" tag served as a JustSoStory to [[AWizardDidIt conveniently explain]] physical and/or behavioural peculiarities that have since been {{demythtifi|cation}}ed as ScienceMarchesOn. Before modern medicine and genetics [[DoingInTheWizard did in the wizard]], so to speak, this trope was almost certainly one of the more common backstories used for members of TheFreakshow, as well as a potential rationale for abuse or infanticide.

to:

Meanwhile, the "changeling" tag served as a JustSoStory to [[AWizardDidIt conveniently explain]] physical and/or behavioural [[NeurodiversityIsSupernatural behavioural]] peculiarities that have since been {{demythtifi|cation}}ed as ScienceMarchesOn. Before modern medicine and genetics [[DoingInTheWizard did in the wizard]], so to speak, this trope was almost certainly one of the more common backstories used for members of TheFreakshow, as well as a potential rationale for abuse or infanticide.
18th Mar '18 8:06:44 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
Is there an issue? Send a Message


Meanwhile, the "changeling" tag served as a JustSoStory to [[AWizardDidIt conveniently explain]] physical and/or psycho-behavioural peculiarities that would nowadays be {{demythtifi|cation}}ed by [[ScienceMarchesOn medical science]]. Before modern medicine and genetics [[DoingInTheWizard did in the wizard]], so to speak, this trope was almost certainly one of the more common backstories used for members of TheFreakshow, as well as a potential rationale for abuse or infanticide.

to:

Meanwhile, the "changeling" tag served as a JustSoStory to [[AWizardDidIt conveniently explain]] physical and/or psycho-behavioural behavioural peculiarities that would nowadays be have since been {{demythtifi|cation}}ed by [[ScienceMarchesOn medical science]].as ScienceMarchesOn. Before modern medicine and genetics [[DoingInTheWizard did in the wizard]], so to speak, this trope was almost certainly one of the more common backstories used for members of TheFreakshow, as well as a potential rationale for abuse or infanticide.
23rd Feb '18 3:55:25 PM Fireblood
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''Series/TheMagicians2016'': In a variant, [[spoiler: Fray]] turns out to not be Fen and Elliot's real daughter, who died at birth.

to:

* ''Series/TheMagicians2016'': In a variant, [[spoiler: Fray]] Fray turns out to not be Fen and Elliot's real daughter, who died at birth.
23rd Feb '18 3:51:26 PM Fireblood
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''Series/TheMagicians2016'': In a variant, [[spoiler: Frey]] turns out to not be Elliot's real daughter, who died at birth.

to:

* ''Series/TheMagicians2016'': In a variant, [[spoiler: Frey]] Fray]] turns out to not be Fen and Elliot's real daughter, who died at birth.


Added DiffLines:

* Rather horrifyingly, no lesser personage than Martin Luther described a "fairy child" in some of his writings with symptoms we'd now call autism. He recommended that the boy be ''killed''. Let us hope no one took his advice...
23rd Feb '18 3:45:26 PM Fireblood
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* ''Series/TheMagicians2016'': In a variant, [[spoiler: Frey]] turns out to not be Elliot's real daughter, who died at birth.
11th Jan '18 6:18:35 AM Boston
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* Music/TheWaterboys set Yeats' "The Stolen Child" (under Poetry, below) to music.


Added DiffLines:

[[folder:Poetry]]
* Creator/WilliamButlerYeats ' "The Stolen Child" discusses such a thing: "Come away, O human child! To the waters and the wild / With a faery, hand in hand, for the world's more full of weeping than you can understand..."
[[/folder]]
19th Nov '17 12:55:30 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
Is there an issue? Send a Message


Meanwhile, the "changeling" tag served as a JustSoStory to [[AWizardDidIt conveniently explain]] psycho-behavioural and/or physical peculiarities that would nowadays be {{demythtifi|cation}}ed by [[ScienceMarchesOn medical science]]. Before modern medicine and genetics [[DoingInTheWizard did in the wizard]], so to speak, this trope was almost certainly one of the more common backstories used for members of TheFreakshow, as well as a potential rationale for abuse or infanticide.

to:

Meanwhile, the "changeling" tag served as a JustSoStory to [[AWizardDidIt conveniently explain]] physical and/or psycho-behavioural and/or physical peculiarities that would nowadays be {{demythtifi|cation}}ed by [[ScienceMarchesOn medical science]]. Before modern medicine and genetics [[DoingInTheWizard did in the wizard]], so to speak, this trope was almost certainly one of the more common backstories used for members of TheFreakshow, as well as a potential rationale for abuse or infanticide.
19th Nov '17 12:54:23 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
Is there an issue? Send a Message


Meanwhile, the "changeling" tag was used as a convenient JustSoStory for psycho-behavioural and/or physical peculiarities that would nowadays be {{demythtifi|cation}}ed by [[ScienceMarchesOn medical science]]. Before modern medicine and genetics [[DoingInTheWizard did in the wizard]], so to speak, this trope was almost certainly one of the more common backstories used for members of TheFreakshow, as well as a potential rationale for abuse or infanticide.

to:

Meanwhile, the "changeling" tag was used served as a convenient JustSoStory for to [[AWizardDidIt conveniently explain]] psycho-behavioural and/or physical peculiarities that would nowadays be {{demythtifi|cation}}ed by [[ScienceMarchesOn medical science]]. Before modern medicine and genetics [[DoingInTheWizard did in the wizard]], so to speak, this trope was almost certainly one of the more common backstories used for members of TheFreakshow, as well as a potential rationale for abuse or infanticide.
19th Nov '17 12:18:16 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
Is there an issue? Send a Message


Meanwhile, the "changeling" tag was used as a convenient explanation for physical or behavioral peculiarities that would nowadays be {{demythtifi|cation}}ed by [[ScienceMarchesOn medical science]]. Before modern medicine and genetics [[DoingInTheWizard did in the wizard]], so to speak, this trope was almost certainly one of the more common backstories used for members of TheFreakshow, as well as a potential rationale for abuse or infanticide.

to:

Meanwhile, the "changeling" tag was used as a convenient explanation JustSoStory for psycho-behavioural and/or physical or behavioral peculiarities that would nowadays be {{demythtifi|cation}}ed by [[ScienceMarchesOn medical science]]. Before modern medicine and genetics [[DoingInTheWizard did in the wizard]], so to speak, this trope was almost certainly one of the more common backstories used for members of TheFreakshow, as well as a potential rationale for abuse or infanticide.
This list shows the last 10 events of 248. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.Changelingtale