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The Three Little Pigs When reading Text Book we learn about Intertextuality which is the technical term for a relationship between any form of literature that produces another in relation to its original Such as the resent movie remake of the William Shakespeares Taming of the Shrew called 10 Things I Hate About You In todays society everywhere we go intertextuality can be present to the naked eye Such forms of this can be seen on bumper stickers in speeches in poems or even in many different forms of advertisements as discussed in Text Book on pages 130-133 Text Book explains how the text can be looked at in its literal and its figurative stages For instance intertextuality can be seen in the bumper stickers SAVE THE BAY and PAVE THE BAY both literally and figuratively The figurative meaning of PAVE THE BAY would not make sense if you couldnt refer back to the SAVE THE BAY and notice the connection and the opposing political view Intertextuality even plays in the original fairy tale story of The Three Little Pigs Green Jelly an alternative group from the early nineties gives an intertextual look at The Three Little Pigs When talking about the original version of The Three Little Pigs it is easy to remember how the story goes three pigs living in three different houses made out of three different materials straw sticks and bricks The Big Bad Wolf enters the scene and commands Little pig little pig let me in This is the timeless line that is used by the wolf The pigs answer back Not by the hair of my chinny chin chin In response to this the wolf huffs puffs and blows down their houses To look deeper in to the fairy tale the first two pigs run to the next brothers house to avoid getting eaten The story moves along to the last brothers house where the first
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