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2nd Apr '18 4:27:43 AM ecojosh1
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In ''WesternAnimation/PeterAndTheMagicEgg'', Uncle Amos tells the story to the talking animals, even though they were there and should know more about it than Amos.
18th Mar '18 7:17:53 PM MasterofGalaxies4628
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->''"Once upon a time..."''

One of the [[TheOldestOnesInTheBook oldest archetypes]]; a character that is noted for his or her ability to tell tales, or at least their propensity to do so.

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One of the [[TheOldestOnesInTheBook oldest archetypes]]; archetypes]] and basically the seed from which ThisVeryWiki grows; a character that is noted for his or her ability to tell tales, or at least their propensity to do so.
8th Mar '18 2:13:33 AM honeyredpistol
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheBreadwinner'' has Parvana's father, Nurallah, who uses his storytelling to teach her history. When he is taken to prison, Parvana takes up the mantle and tells a StoryWithinAStory to provide some much needed escapism and keep everyone's spirits, especially her own, up.
14th Jan '18 12:45:18 AM Racoon7
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* The very basis of Literature/TheCanterburyTales. A diverse group of travellers tell each other stories to pass the time on their journey.
6th Oct '17 8:19:37 PM Psychadelico
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* Storytelling and oral tradition in general is historically extremely important in West African culture, to the point that one of the most iconic cultural characters from that area - Anansi - was known as the Lord of Stories. Griots or Djeli were professional traveling storytellers: revered figures in the community whose job was not only to collect stories, but to pass down all the history and culture of the places they visited.

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* Storytelling and oral tradition in general is historically extremely important in West African culture, to the point that one of the most iconic cultural characters from that area - Anansi - was known as the Lord of Stories. Griots or Djeli were professional traveling storytellers: revered figures in the community whose job was not only to collect stories, but to pass down all the history and culture of the places they visited. In older times (before the invention of writing), they were even the official court records.
22nd Aug '17 10:45:40 AM kquinn0830
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* Gerald from ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' tells a lot of UrbanLegends.

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* Gerald from ''WesternAnimation/HeyArnold'' tells a lot of UrbanLegends. In one episode, Curly gets mad because he wants to tell the story of "The Ghost Bride" but everyone else won't let him since it's Gerald's job.
31st Jul '17 7:34:43 AM SeptimusHeap
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* Dandelion in ''WatershipDown'' (among the main group, he told most of the stories of "the prince of a thousand enemies".)

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* Dandelion in ''WatershipDown'' ''Literature/WatershipDown'' (among the main group, he told most of the stories of "the prince of a thousand enemies".)
9th Jul '17 10:33:39 AM nombretomado
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* The title character of ''Literature/TheBookThief,'' by Marcus Zuzak, finds she can calm people down by reading aloud to them during an air raid in WorldWarTwo Dresden.

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* The title character of ''Literature/TheBookThief,'' by Marcus Zuzak, finds she can calm people down by reading aloud to them during an air raid in WorldWarTwo UsefulNotes/WorldWarII Dresden.
21st May '17 12:54:44 PM nombretomado
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* Appear very, very often in TheWanderersLibrary. Almost every character has some degree of it.

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* Appear very, very often in TheWanderersLibrary.''Wiki/TheWanderersLibrary''. Almost every character has some degree of it.
20th May '17 5:01:08 PM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': This is part of Old Nan's job. She has many stories for many situations.
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