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BlueIceTea
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08:35:41 PM Sep 28th 2012
edited by BlueIceTea
Does this trope only apply to walls around a particular area, or to walls separating two countries/worlds? Because most of the examples I can think of (Neil Gaiman's Stardust, Garth Nix's Sabriel, A Song of Ice and Fire) are of the latter kind. I'm for the broader interpretation. Which, incidentally, could include a lot of real life walls, such as Hadrian's or the one in Berlin.
akseiya
06:06:48 AM Jul 22nd 2013
Agreed. There is a separate entry on The Great Wall where at least GGRM's ASOIAF Wall belongs.
Grug
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10:52:43 PM Jun 29th 2011
I'm noting a discrepancy. The trope is about a location being isolated by some boundary or border and the outside is unknown. Several examples, such as the real life one about Israel, are just listing works that have walls to keep people out. If you agree, start editing/pruning.
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