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A simple Title Trope where: A noun / is something referred to as / a word. Usually the referring word is "Called" or "Named".

So: "A Boy Named Bob". "A Girl Named Alice". "A Thing Called Balice".

Not to be confused with titles such as "The Boy Who Cried Wolf". In that example, the boy is not referred to as "Wolf".

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Comics

  • The Authority had a five-issue series called "A Man called Kev"
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  • A UK comic strip parodying Westerns had the title A Man Called Horace.

Film

  • A Boy Called Boris
  • A Boy Called Dad
  • A Boy Called Hate
  • Boy Called Twist
  • A Fish Called Wanda
  • A Girl Named Sooner
  • A Girl Named Tamiko
  • A Girl Called Jules
  • A Girl Called Malala
  • A Girl Called Rosemary
  • A Man Called Horse, and its similarly-named sequel The Return of A Man Called Horse
  • A Place Called Home
  • A Place Called Pluto
  • A Woman Called Golda

Literature

Live-Action TV

Music

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Theatre

Western Animation


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