History Redundancy / Literature

6th May '16 9:17:02 PM Kid
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* Averted in [[Literature/TheIcelandicSagas Nordic sagas]] "Seven Viking Romances". Heroes will boast about what they will do, before fulfilling it- bigger boast, bigger kudos. To avoid the skald having to repeat his story telling there will be lines like "Eric said he would do x, y and z. So that's what he did."

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* Averted in [[Literature/TheIcelandicSagas Nordic sagas]] "Seven Viking Romances". Heroes will boast about what they will do, before fulfilling it- bigger it--bigger boast, bigger kudos. To avoid the skald having to repeat his story telling there will be lines like "Eric said he would do x, y and z. So that's what he did."
25th Feb '16 3:00:09 PM margdean56
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*** Later scholars found justifications for at least some of these. In one tradition, Genesis 22:2, "Take your son, your only son (often translated as "favored one"), whom you love, Issac..." was necessary because Abraham loved both of his sons.

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*** Later scholars found justifications for at least some of these. In one tradition, Genesis 22:2, "Take your son, your only son (often translated as "favored one"), whom you love, Issac...Isaac..." was necessary because Abraham loved both of his sons.
31st Dec '15 3:24:49 PM Runesmith
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** Possibly inspired by the real Torpenhow Hill, which is to say ''Hill-hill-hill Hill.''
30th Nov '15 7:14:58 AM Nigel
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* Invoked by Creator/GeneWolfe in the collection: "The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories" (the first story in the book being "The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories").

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* Invoked by Creator/GeneWolfe in the collection: "The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories" (the Stories", the first story in the book being "The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories").Stories". Other stories in the collection are "The Doctor of Death Island" and "The Death of Doctor Island".
30th Nov '15 7:11:21 AM Nigel
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** This is commonly considered to refer to an actual campaign during the Napoleonic Wars, in which Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany (17631827), the second son of George III, led an army around Belgium and the Netherlands to no particular effect, until he was defeated by the French at the Battle of Tourcoing in 1794.
22nd Oct '15 12:16:29 PM Morgenthaler
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* There is an RLStine book in the ''Literature/FearStreet'' series called ''Final Grade''. The blurb on the back of the book reads "Lily is drawn into a nightmare she can't begin to control. Will her final grade be her last?" Um.. yes?

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* There is an RLStine Creator/RLStine book in the ''Literature/FearStreet'' series called ''Final Grade''. The blurb on the back of the book reads "Lily is drawn into a nightmare she can't begin to control. Will her final grade be her last?" Um.. yes?
18th Aug '15 10:15:32 PM Kirayoshi
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* ''Literature/ThePhantomTollbooth'': During his visit to Dictionopolis, the Kingdom of Words, Milo meets the advisors to King Azaz the Unabridged; [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal the Duke of Definition, the Minister of Meaning, the Earl of Essence, the Count of Connotation and the Undersecretary of Understanding]]. Milo points out that their titles mean pretty much the same thing, to which they wholeheartedly agree.
11th May '15 3:28:11 AM SeptimusHeap
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* From ''[[ThisIsTheTitleOfThisStory This Is the Title of This Story, Which Is Also Found Several Times in the Story Itself]]'':

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* From ''[[ThisIsTheTitleOfThisStory ''[[Literature/ThisIsTheTitleOfThisStory This Is the Title of This Story, Which Is Also Found Several Times in the Story Itself]]'':
10th May '15 8:46:52 PM MichaelKatsuro
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* When Creator/DorothyParker reviewed a book that described the sun as [[PurpleProse "the round orb of the morning"]], she commented that this was "a nice change from all those square orb we've been seeing lately."

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* When Creator/DorothyParker reviewed a book that described the sun as [[PurpleProse "the round orb of the morning"]], she commented that this was "a nice change from all those square orb orbs we've been seeing lately."
10th May '15 8:43:19 PM MichaelKatsuro
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* In ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix'', Harry thinks to himself that his return to Hogwarts that year has been full of unexpected surprises. He doesn't elaborate on what other kind of surprises there are.



*** Later scholars found justifications for at least some of these. In one tradition, Genesis 22:2, "Take your son, your only son(often translated as "favored one"), whom you love, Issac..." was necessary because Abraham loved both of his sons.

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*** Later scholars found justifications for at least some of these. In one tradition, Genesis 22:2, "Take your son, your only son(often son (often translated as "favored one"), whom you love, Issac..." was necessary because Abraham loved both of his sons.


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* When Creator/DorothyParker reviewed a book that described the sun as [[PurpleProse "the round orb of the morning"]], she commented that this was "a nice change from all those square orb we've been seeing lately."
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