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Types of puppets

Types of puppets:

marionettes - controlled by strings

finger puppets or body puppets - controlled by fingers

rod marionettes - controlled by a rod attached to their heads

hand puppets - manipulated by hands

rod puppets - activated from below with the aid of slender wands

shadow figures - glide behind a backlit screen

mouth and human arm puppets - the puppeteer's hand becomes that of the puppet.

bunraku-style puppets - manipulated in full view of the audience