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Trope Talk: Magic

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#Tags: Trope Talk: Magic   William Shakespeare (Author)   Shakespeare Summarized   Funny   Summary   OSP   Overly Sarcastic Productions   Analysis   Literary Analysis   Myths   Legends   Classics   Literature   Stories   Storytelling   magic   arcane   arcana   magic systems   spells   potions   prophecy   worldbuilding  

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"I have a great idea," I said, not having a great idea. "I'll write up a script about magic and how its historical roots are responsible for its portrayal in modern media!"
"Yeah! That sounds easy!" I said, thinking it would be easy.

Soooooo let's talk about ALL OF MAGIC AND MAGIC SYSTEMS BECAUSE HA HA APPARENTLY I LIKE TO SUFFER WHEN I ASSIGN MYSELF THESE TOPICS

EXAMPLES USED: Beauty and the Beast (folklore), Princess and the Frog (folklore), East of the Sun West of the Moon (folklore), Sleeping Beauty (folklore), Snow White (folklore), Diamonds and Toads (folklore), Oresteia, Odyssey, Mahabharata, Perseus and the Medusa (mythology), Aladdin, Susanoo-No-Mikoto, the Tuatha Dé Danann, Stormbringer (Michael Moorcock), The Lord of the Rings, King Arthur, Koschei the Deathless, The Shakespeare Code (Doctor Who), Doctor Strange, Thor, Thor Ragnarok, Slayers, Harry Potter, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Percy Jackson, The Dresden Files, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

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