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* BabiesEverAfter: The book ends with the boy (now an adult) singing the song to his infant daughter.
* BrattyHalfPint: The son was like this for the majority of his childhood, but it didn't stop his mother from singing the song to him every night.

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* AmbiguouslyAbsentParent: We never see the man's dad, or his daughter's mother.
* AmbiguousSituation: The mother ends when she's "old and sick". She's probably dying, but there's a slim chance she'll recover, and the wording is so ambiguous that some people have interpreted it as meaning she died on page.
* BabiesEverAfter: The book ends with the boy (now an adult) singing the song to his infant daughter.
daughter.
* BirthDeathJuxtaposition: Downplayed. The book ends with the man's daughter already born but still a "very new" baby, and the mother probably not dead yet, but dying.
* BrattyHalfPint: The son was like this for the majority of his childhood, childhood (flushing his mother's watch down the toilet and pulling things out of place as a toddler, and not bathing or coming home for dinner and swearing at his grandma at age nine), but it didn't stop his mother from singing the song to him every night.



* CartoonCreature: When the teenage son is asleep, an animal can be seen on his bed with stubby legs, stripes, and a pointy snout. It's hard to tell if it's a cat or a dog.
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: The boy was a bit of a goof as a teen, wearing "strange clothes", listening to "strange music", and pretending the lamp was a microphone. His teenage friends were described as strange too, but we never learn what makes them strange.



* FunWithFlushing: At age two, the boy flushes his mother's watch down the toilet.
* GoodParents:
** Zigzagged for the mother. While she is a good mother in general and loves him all her life, she does want to sell him to the zoo when he gets on her nerves at age nine, and when he's a grown man she breaks into his house and holds him when he's asleep.
** Played straight for the man when he has a daughter. Though we don't see much of her, he seems to be a loving father, singing her to sleep.
* InformedAttribute: The son is described as "great big" as a teenager and a grown man, but he seems to be about average size.
* IWasQuiteAFashionVictim: As a teen, the man wore "strange clothes". The outfit we see him wearing is a large shirt with sunflowers on it, jeans, and ladies' shoes.
* JerkJock: Implied for the boy when he's nine. He says bad words to his grandmother and he's seen wearing a baseball glove and holding a baseball, implying he's both athletic and rude.



* MommasBoy: Yes.

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* NoNameGiven: Nobody in this story has a name.
* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: The mother usually sings her song a lot, and when she doesn't finish it, it's a sign that she's seriously ill and probably dying.



* ParentalLoveSong: The "I'll Love you Forever" song.
* PietaPlagiarism: The adult son is depicted cradling his ailing mother in this pose.

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* ParentalLoveSong: The "I'll Love you Forever" song.
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song is about how the woman will love her son no matter what. The son's verse is about how he'll always love ''her'' no matter what.
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PietaPlagiarism: The adult son is depicted cradling his ailing mother in this pose.pose.
* ThePigPen: When the boy was nine, he never wanted to take a bath.
* TookALevelInKindness: The son was a bit of a brat as a kid (pulling things out of place and flushing his mother's watch at two and swearing at his grandmother and not bathing or coming home for dinner at nine), but as a teen he doesn't do anything that bad except knock over a vase (which may have been an accident). As an adult, he's shown to be very nice, singing to both his mother and his daughter.
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: We never find out if the man still hangs out with the "strange friends" he had as a teenager.


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* MommasBoy

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* MommasBoyMommasBoy: Yes.
* MomentOfSilence: When the son arrives home after his mother dies, he stands at the top of the stairway in silence for a long time.

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* NeverSayDie: It's pretty obvious that the mother is dying at the end, but the narration never goes out and says it.

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* BrattyHalfPint: The son was like this for the majority of his childhood, but it didn't stop his mother from singing the song to him every night.


''Love You Forever'', which has been making people cry since 1986, is a Canadian picture book written by Creator/RobertMunsch. Munsch wrote it after he and his wife had two stillborn babies.

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''Love You Forever'', which has been making people cry since 1986, is a Canadian picture book written by Creator/RobertMunsch. Munsch wrote it after he and his wife had two stillborn babies.babies, and one of them died from an illness.



* BabiesEverAfter: The book ends with the boy singing the song to his infant daughter.

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* BabiesEverAfter: The book ends with the boy (now an adult) singing the song to his infant daughter.


''Love You Forever'', which has been making people cry since 1986, is a Canadian picture book written by Creator/RobertMunsch. Munsch wrote it after and his wife had two stillborn babies.

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''Love You Forever'', which has been making people cry since 1986, is a Canadian picture book written by Creator/RobertMunsch. Munsch wrote it after he and his wife had two stillborn babies.


[[caption-width-right:220:I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my baby you'll be.]]

''Love You Forever'' is the story of a mother and her son throughout the course of the boy's life; describing his exasperating behavior throughout his youth. In spite of the aggravation caused by her son's behavior, the mother visits his bedroom every night to cradle him in her arms, and sing a lullaby promising to love him forever. She continues to do this even when he is a grown man, and has moved out of the house. Eventually, when she is old and sick, he picks her up and sings the same song to her. Then he goes home, and sings it to his own child. ''Love You Forever'', which has been making people cry since 1986, is a Canadian picture book written by Creator/RobertMunsch. Munsch wrote it after and his wife had two stillborn babies.

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[[caption-width-right:220:I'll [[caption-width-right:220:''I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my baby you'll be.]]

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''Love You Forever'' is the story of a mother and her son throughout the course of the boy's life; describing his exasperating behavior throughout his youth.

In spite of the aggravation caused by her son's behavior, the mother visits his bedroom every night to cradle him in her arms, and sing a lullaby promising to love him forever. She continues to do this even when he is a grown man, and has moved out of the house. Eventually, when she is old and sick, he picks her up and sings the same song to her. Then he goes home, and sings it to his own child.

''Love You Forever'', which has been making people cry since 1986, is a Canadian picture book written by Creator/RobertMunsch. Munsch wrote it after and his wife had two stillborn babies.





--->''A mother held her new baby and very slowly rocked him back and forth, back and forth, back and forth. And while she held him she sang 'I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my baby you'll be.' ''

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--->''A -->''A mother held her new baby and very slowly rocked him back and forth, back and forth, back and forth. And while she held him she sang 'I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my baby you'll be.' ''



---> ''Then he went into the room where his very new baby daughter was sleeping. He picked her up in his arms and rocked her, back and forth, back and forth, back and forth, and while he held her he sang 'I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my baby you'll be.'''

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---> --> ''Then he went into the room where his very new baby daughter was sleeping. He picked her up in his arms and rocked her, back and forth, back and forth, back and forth, and while he held her he sang 'I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my baby you'll be.'''



--->''I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my mommy you'll be.''

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--->''I'll -->''I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my mommy you'll be.''


* ParentalLoveSong: The "I'll Love you Forever" song.

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* MommasBoy
* OneLastSong: Near the end, the now-adult son sings the song to his now-dying mother.
* ParentalLoveSong: The "I'll Love you Forever" song.song.
* PietaPlagiarism: The adult son is depicted cradling his ailing mother in this pose.
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---> ''[[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming Then he went into the room where his very new baby daughter was sleeping. He picked her up in his arms and rocked her, back and forth, back and forth, back and forth, and while he held her he sang 'I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my baby you'll be.']]''

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---> ''[[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming Then ''Then he went into the room where his very new baby daughter was sleeping. He picked her up in his arms and rocked her, back and forth, back and forth, back and forth, and while he held her he sang 'I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my baby you'll be.']]'' '''



--->''[[TearJerker I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my mommy you'll be.]]''

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--->''[[TearJerker I'll --->''I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my mommy you'll be.]]''''


Love You Forever is the story of a mother and her son throughout the course of the boy's life; describing his exasperating behavior throughout his youth. In spite of the aggravation caused by her son's behavior, the mother visits his bedroom every night to cradle him in her arms, and sing a lullaby promising to love him forever. She continues to do this even when he is a grown man, and has moved out of the house. Eventually, when she is old and sick, he picks her up and sings the same song to her. Then he goes home, and sings it to his own child. Love You Forever, which has been making people cry since 1986, is a Canadian picture book written by Robert Munsch. Munsch wrote it after and his wife had two stillborn babies.

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Love ''Love You Forever Forever'' is the story of a mother and her son throughout the course of the boy's life; describing his exasperating behavior throughout his youth. In spite of the aggravation caused by her son's behavior, the mother visits his bedroom every night to cradle him in her arms, and sing a lullaby promising to love him forever. She continues to do this even when he is a grown man, and has moved out of the house. Eventually, when she is old and sick, he picks her up and sings the same song to her. Then he goes home, and sings it to his own child. Love ''Love You Forever, Forever'', which has been making people cry since 1986, is a Canadian picture book written by Robert Munsch.Creator/RobertMunsch. Munsch wrote it after and his wife had two stillborn babies.


[[caption-width-right:220:I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my baby you'll be.]]

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[[caption-width-right:220:I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my baby you'll be.]]


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[[caption-width-right:220:]][[caption-width-right:220:I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my baby you'll be.]]



---> ''[[Heartwarming Then he went into the room where his very new baby daughter was sleeping. He picked her up in his arms and rocked her, back and forth, back and forth, back and forth, and while he held her he sang 'I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my baby you'll be.']] ''

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---> ''[[Heartwarming ''[[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming Then he went into the room where his very new baby daughter was sleeping. He picked her up in his arms and rocked her, back and forth, back and forth, back and forth, and while he held her he sang 'I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my baby you'll be.']] '' ']]''


---> ''Then he went into the room where his very new baby daughter was sleeping. He picked her up in his arms and rocked her, back and forth, back and forth, back and forth, and while he held her he sang 'I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my baby you'll be.' ''

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---> ''Then ''[[Heartwarming Then he went into the room where his very new baby daughter was sleeping. He picked her up in his arms and rocked her, back and forth, back and forth, back and forth, and while he held her he sang 'I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my baby you'll be.' ']] ''



--->''I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my mommy you'll be.''

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--->''I'll --->''[[TearJerker I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my mommy you'll be.'']]''

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