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Sometimes, a person sheds all trappings of civilisation, and goes off to live with the wild folks. And he stays there. Sometimes this character will be adopted by the locals, sometimes he will be trapped between two worlds. This character may be orphaned or separated from his parents and adopted by the natives. This character may be the Mighty Whitey, but may also have to struggle to learn the ways of his new people. Plot lines concerning this character will almost always have something to do with the character's not fitting in in either his old or new culture.

Common in westerns, but versions of this may pop up anytime white people leave Europe.

Compare Raised by Wolves and Mighty Whitey.

Examples of White Man Gone Native include:


  1. REDIRECT Going Native
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