Reylo - Literary References and Forerunners

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Reylo - Literary References and Forerunners

Post by AnnLouise on Sat 26 Mar - 17:49

The literary references, from ancient storytelling to Gothic to modern, that have influenced the Relyo dynamic.
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Re: Reylo - Literary References and Forerunners

Post by thescavenger on Mon 28 Mar - 18:03

Should we have a list of references then, from which we can elaborate on?
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Re: Reylo - Literary References and Forerunners

Post by Darth Dementor on Wed 13 Apr - 5:36

It's been mentioned before but I see elements of Wuthering Heights.  The biggest reference I see, besides Beauty & Beast, is Hades and Persephone.

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Post by Rimfaxe96 on Wed 13 Apr - 12:33

Katniss and Peeta/Hunger Games. Kovu and Kiara/The Lion King. "Zutara" too I guess, although it remains fanfiction stuff only. Spyro and Cynder/The Legend of Spyro. Pride and Prejudice. Romeo and Juliet/storywise and soundtrackwise.
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Re: Reylo - Literary References and Forerunners

Post by panki on Wed 13 Apr - 13:25

Cupid and psyche....Cupid represents love (ren) but love can also be a monster....Cupid is sent to harm her but falls in love instead......psyche is carried to his home ...she is afraid he is a monster and will hurt her.....she scars him with boiling oil while trying to see what he actually looks like..... So many similarities....
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Post by RKR Connection on Wed 13 Apr - 13:54

@panki wrote:Cupid and psyche....Cupid represents love (ren) but love can also be a monster....Cupid is sent to harm her but falls in love instead......psyche is carried to his home ...she is afraid he is a monster and will hurt her.....she scars him with boiling oil while trying to see what he actually looks like..... So many similarities....
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Cupid & Psyche or Eros & Psyche? Because I also remember reading somewhere that she hurt him while trying to see how he looks like. (he was asleep)

ETA: I just checked, they're the same person Razz
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Post by Rimfaxe96 on Tue 19 Apr - 19:30

Nearly forgot: Damon and Elena/Vampire Diaries.
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Re: Reylo - Literary References and Forerunners

Post by Darth Dementor on Wed 20 Apr - 23:43

@Rimfaxe96 wrote:Nearly forgot: Damon and Elena/Vampire Diaries.
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Absolutely. There "sire bond" is a precursor to the force bond(or whatever the movie will call it) Rey and Ren will have.

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Re: Reylo - Literary References and Forerunners

Post by FrolickingFizzgig on Thu 21 Apr - 0:11

@Rimfaxe96 wrote:Katniss and Peeta/Hunger Games. Kovu and Kiara/The Lion King. "Zutara" too I guess, although it remains fanfiction stuff only. Spyro and Cynder/The Legend of Spyro. Pride and Prejudice. Romeo and Juliet/storywise and soundtrackwise.
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I wouldn't include Peeta and Katniss as a hero/villain dynamic personally because they aren't a Beauty and the Beast trajectory (Peeta is not Katniss' designated villain). The others are though... minus Zuko and Katara (which never existed in the canonical storyline the writers created).
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Re: Reylo - Literary References and Forerunners

Post by rey09 on Thu 21 Apr - 0:42

Zutara didn't happen, but if it were to hypothetically have happened, I think there'd be a similar feel. Fire and water, prince vs regular girl etc
From tv, reminds me of Emma Swan and Captain Hook. For something very regular, Logan and Veronica lol.
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Post by FrolickingFizzgig on Thu 21 Apr - 2:41

@rey09 wrote:Zutara didn't happen, but if it were to hypothetically have happened, I think there'd be a similar feel. Fire and water, prince vs regular girl etc
From tv, reminds me of Emma Swan and Captain Hook. For something very regular, Logan and Veronica lol.
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It's an interesting potential scenario, but actually, Aang and Zuko are the Beauty and the Beast trajectory of Avatar. They're the rarer platonic/familial version, but they have all the hallmarks of it (humble origins/royalty, dark and light, cursed by past and must be set free through compassion and atonement). Let's just say that Avatar would have been a vastly different story in its genre/target-audience had Aang been female xD

Naruto and Sasuke are also this, as are Elfaba and Glinda from Wicked.
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Re: Reylo - Literary References and Forerunners

Post by rey09 on Thu 21 Apr - 9:56

@FrolickingFizzgig Elfaba and Glinda, didn't realize it but yes totally see that! And omg, yes, my fictional story dream is basically the reylo version of avatar LOL. I would die 10 times over. Elements of reylo + a bad*** female bender/avatar + preferably set in an even more technologically advanced world than LOK would just make me lose my mind. I'm so sad that'll never happen Sad
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Re: Reylo - Literary References and Forerunners

Post by Maria Antonietta on Thu 21 Apr - 10:09

Has anyone suggested the red string theory? It's a famous myth in Asian culture, like the yin and yang dance they have
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Re: Reylo - Literary References and Forerunners

Post by Airemyn on Thu 21 Apr - 11:37

@Maria Antonietta wrote:Has anyone suggested the red string theory? It's a famous myth in Asian culture, like the yin and yang dance they have

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You mean the https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_string_of_fate? That does sound familiar, I'm not sure if I read it here or not. I suppose that could link to visions that he could have had of Rey as a child....
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Re: Reylo - Literary References and Forerunners

Post by Maria Antonietta on Thu 21 Apr - 11:46

@Airemyn wrote:
@Maria Antonietta wrote:Has anyone suggested the red string theory? It's a famous myth in Asian culture, like the yin and yang dance they have

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You mean the https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_string_of_fate? That does sound familiar, I'm not sure if I read it here or not. I suppose that could link to visions that he could have had of Rey as a child....
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Yes, that Smile
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Re: Reylo - Literary References and Forerunners

Post by MeadowofAshes on Sun 15 May - 1:54

Arthurian legend. I can see Kylo/Ben and Rey as Mordred/King Arthur and Lady of the Lake; just have to subvert a few details. Mordred, King Arthur's bastard son, takes over Camelot in his absence, so Arthur returns and they fight to the death. No one is worthy of Excalibur, so Merlin delivers the sword to the Lady of the Lake on the island of Avalon until Arthur's return. Kylo Ren, the bastard creation of Ben Solo, attempts to take over the Skywalker legacy. Mordred, however, is not worthy of the Skywalker legacy lightsaber. Therefore, Rey pulls it from the snow and bears it away to the island on Ache-To until Ben Solo's return.
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Re: Reylo - Literary References and Forerunners

Post by nemapasara on Sun 15 May - 16:39

They remind me a lot of Elizabeth/Mr. Darcy, I don't know if I'm the only one who sees it.
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Post by FrolickingFizzgig on Sun 15 May - 16:43

@nemapasara wrote:They remind me a lot of Elizabeth/Mr. Darcy, I don't know if I'm the only one who sees it.
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You're definitely not the only one who sees it. This dynamic references a lot of the most famous transformational dynamics in literary and entertainment history. Also welcome! Smile
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Post by BastilaBey on Sun 15 May - 16:43

@nemapasara wrote:They remind me a lot of Elizabeth/Mr. Darcy, I don't know if I'm the only one who sees it.
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I definitely see that. Also Jane Eyre and Mr Rochester. Essentially any Byronic hero and strong, independent but stubborn young woman Wink
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