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Historical RomanticismPlay
In culture, pirates are often romanticized as adventurous rebels, but historically they were feared. SlidePirate stories usually downplay the brutality of historical sea pirates.
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Negative ConnotationPlay
Using 'pirate' as a metaphor suggests someone is untrustworthy and steals openly. SlideHis rivals called him a business pirate due to his aggressive takeover tactics.
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Misleading StereotypesPlay
Avoid assuming real pirates have parrots or treasure hunts, as popularized in fiction. SlideDespite what you see in movies, most pirates did not have treasure maps.