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Questions tagged [tarzan]

A fictional feral child character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs who is raised in the jungles of Africa by great apes.

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Did the writer of Tarzan ever state Jungle Book as inspiration?

Did the writer of the original version of Tarzan ever say if he was inspired by Kipling's Jungle Book? While there are a number of differences between the 2, the main story - boy raised by animals ...
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What animal languages can Tarzan speak and/or understand?

We know that Tarzan speaks Mangani, the language of the great apes, but he is supposedly also able to understand other species, and even converse with some.
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Was Tarzan's dialogue in movies influenced by the Hulk Speak trope?

Today I learnt that Me Tarzan, You Jane is a Me Beam Up, You Scotty. TV Tropes notes that movies from the franchise did have some Hulk Speak. Going through the TV Tropes page for the trope, I couldn'...