History Characters / Coraline

17th Feb '17 7:47:49 PM creader
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* AdaptationalNationality: British in the novel. American in the animated film.



* AdaptationalNationality: British in the novel. American in the animated film.



* AdaptationalNationality: British in the novel. American in the animated film.
* AdultsAreUseless: He is a parent in a {{Kid Hero}}ine story.



* AdultsAreUseless: He is a parent in a {{Kid Hero}}ine story.
9th Feb '17 7:31:35 PM NotOnAnyFlatbread
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* BrownEyes: Shown to love nature in her first appearance.



* BrownEyes: Showing her OnlySaneMan tendencies.



* BrownEyes: Where Coraline gets them from.
29th Jan '17 9:12:29 PM creader
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* BadassNormal: She is a little girl with no magical powers or special training. And she's facing off against someone like the Other Mother. And Coraline wins.
29th Jan '17 8:45:50 PM creader
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* AdaptationalHeroism: Mel was considerably less sympathetic in the novels.
27th Jan '17 11:35:55 PM CJCroen1393
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* LikeAnOldMarriedCouple: With Miriam. And for all intents and purposes, [[WordOfGay they are one]].



* GagBoobs: ''Whoa''.

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* GagBoobs: ''Whoa''. Humorously, she even knocks over Miss Spink with them in the film.


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* LikeAnOldMarriedCouple: With April. And for all intents and purposes, [[WordOfGay they are one]].
23rd Jan '17 3:21:22 PM CJCroen1393
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* MinionWithAnFInEvil: Much like the other creations of the Bedlam.

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* MinionWithAnFInEvil: Much like the other creations of the Bedlam. He exists only to entertain Coraline and knows of no other purpose beyond that.
23rd Jan '17 3:18:42 PM CJCroen1393
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* StepfordSmiler: A scene in the film implies that he's one of these, as Coraline discovers him in a forlorn and distraught state while trying to escape.



* BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Once Coraline goes to get the ghost children's eyes.]]

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* BodyHorror: [[spoiler: Once Coraline goes to get the ghost children's eyes.eyes, she and the Other Miss Forcible appear as a conjoined taffy monstrosity.]]



* MadnessMantra: [[spoiler:"THIEF! GIVE IT BACK! THIEF! GIVE IT BACK!"]]



* BodyHorror: [[spoiler:Once they begin turning back into taffy.]]

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* BodyHorror: [[spoiler:Once they begin turning back into taffy.taffy, she and the Other Miss Spink degenerate into a conjoined monstrosity.]]


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* GagBoobs: In both her old ''and'' young form, though it's less exaggerated on the latter.


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* MadnessMantra: [[spoiler:"THIEF! GIVE IT BACK! THIEF! GIVE IT BACK!"]]
22nd Jan '17 5:42:49 PM CJCroen1393
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* BornUnlucky: His voice actor describes him as someone who "would walk around a banana peel only to fall into a manhole."
22nd Jan '17 5:36:47 PM CJCroen1393
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* UndyingLoyalty: Toward Coraline.
21st Jan '17 6:47:45 PM CJCroen1393
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* TheFairFolk: In the book, the Other Mother is implied to be some sort of fairy. Her other name "Beldam" is also used to refer to creatures of fairy.

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* TheFairFolk: In the book, the Other Mother is implied to be some sort of fairy. Her other name "Beldam" is also used to refer to creatures of fairy. Horrifyingly, the book implies that [[spoiler:even other fairies aren't immune to her charms, as one of her past victims was a fairy]].



* HenpeckedHusband: He's really nothing but a literal slave to his "wife".

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* HenpeckedHusband: He's really nothing but a literal slave to his "wife". In the film, at least, he even rides around on a giant mechanical praying mantis to ramp up the symbolism[[note]]recall what female mantises are known to do to their mates once they're done with them...[[/note]].


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* SlayingMantis: Double subverted. In the film, he rides a tractor made to look like a giant clockwork mantis around the garden, which is played up as something super whimsical. [[spoiler:Later, the Other Mother straps him to the thing and ''forces'' him to attack Coraline with it]].
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