History Creator / GeneStrattonPorter

14th Dec '16 3:22:31 PM Xtifr
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'''Gene Stratton-Porter''' (birth name Geneva Grace Stratton) was a 19th-century author nature books and children's books noted for their heavy use of natural themes and promotion of conservation. Her best known works are ''{{Literature/Freckles}}'' and ''A Girl of the Limberlost''.

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'''Gene Stratton-Porter''' Gene Stratton-Porter (birth name Geneva Grace Stratton) was a 19th-century author nature books and children's books noted for their heavy use of natural themes and promotion of conservation. Her best known works are ''{{Literature/Freckles}}'' and ''A Girl of the Limberlost''.
13th Jun '16 11:35:18 PM PaulA
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* ''Literature/MichaelOHalloran''



* DeepSleep: In ''Michael O'Halloran'', this terrifies Mickey in Peaches.



* AFriendInNeed: Douglas, in the opening of ''Michael O'Halloran''
* IdleRich: In ''Michael O'Halloran''
* IllGirl: Peaches in ''Michael O'Halloran''
* IncorruptiblePurePureness: Mickey in ''Michael O'Halloran''



* KickThemWhileTheyAreDown: in ''Michael O'Halloran''
* MagicalNanny: Magical tutor in ''Michael O'Halloran''
* MeaningfulName: In ''Michael O'Halloran'', the meaning is explicitly given to ensure the reader knows.



* OrphanageOfFear: In ''Michael O'Halloran'' Mickey's mother was at pains to keep him out of the orphange, and Peaches dreads the prospect.
* ParentalAbandonment: Mickey in ''Michael O'Halloran''



* RoyalBrat: Minturn's sons in ''Michael O'Halloran''
* RulesOfOrphanEconomics: In ''Michael O'Halloran''



* SillyRabbitIdealismIsForKids: In ''Michael O'Halloran''
* StreetUrchin: In ''Michael O'Halloran''



* WrongSideOfTheTracks: Both Peaches and Mickey in ''Michael O'Halloran''
13th Jun '16 9:49:47 PM PaulA
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* ''Literature/TheSongOfTheCardinal''



* AloneAmongTheCouples: In ''The Song of the Cardinal''



* DomesticAbuse: ''The Song of the Cardinal'' features it among woodpeckers.



* GhibliHills: An occasion for SceneryPorn in ''The Song of the Cardinal''
* GreenEyedMonster: The cardinal in ''The Song of the Cardinal''
* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: a child in ''The Song of the Cardinal''



* LoveMakesYouDumb: The cardinal's opinion, though part of it is, even he realizes, his envy that the dove is already mated.



* MamasBabyPapasMaybe: In ''Song of the Cardinal''.
* MayDecemberRomance: the cardinal's parents in ''The Song of the Cardinal.''



* ParentalFavoritism: The cardinal in ''The Song of the Cardinal''



* SceneryPorn: Particularly the opening of ''The Song of the Cardinal.''



* ThickerThanWater: The she-cardinal lost her family in the migration, a misfortune.



* TheUnfavourite: A she-cardinal in ''The Song of the Cardinal''
13th Jun '16 9:28:23 PM PaulA
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!!Tropes featured in her work

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!!Tropes featured in her work!!Works by Gene Stratton-Porter with their own pages include:
* ''{{Literature/Freckles}}''

!!Other works by Gene Stratton-Porter contain exaples of:



* IHaveNoSon: Freckles's grandfather's attitude
5th May '15 12:23:17 AM CaptEquinox
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* ReturningWarVet: Jamie MacFarland in ''The Keeper of the Bees''. Mostly, he uses his common sense.

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* ReturningWarVet: Jamie MacFarland Mac Farland in ''The Keeper of the Bees''. Mostly, he uses his common sense.
5th May '15 12:20:43 AM CaptEquinox
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* AmbiguousGender: The Scout Master in ''The Keeper of the Bees'' also has a GenderBlenderName and the narration is very careful not to use pronouns, save in one place where "he" is unavoidable. [[spoiler: The Scout Master has taken extreme pains to keep her gender a secret.]]


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* BrideAndSwitch: In ''The Keeper of the Bees'', a young woman tells Jamie there is an unborn baby who needs a father. Jamie assumes she's speaking of herself and, having fallen in love with her on sight, agrees to marry her. When they call him to collect the baby, the mother is not the girl he married; [[spoiler: it's her sister.]]


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* DeathByChildbirth: Happens to the mother of Little Jamie in ''The Keeper of the Bees''.


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* ReturningWarVet: Jamie MacFarland in ''The Keeper of the Bees''. Mostly, he uses his common sense.
12th Dec '12 3:14:53 PM StarValkyrie
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* HairOfGold: a child in ''The Song of the Cardinal''

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* HairOfGold: HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: a child in ''The Song of the Cardinal''
12th Aug '12 4:14:21 PM Goldfritha
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* IWillWaitForYou: In ''Her Father's Daughter'', Donald's mother is very firm with him about how he should not ask for this.


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* UnableToSupportAWife: In ''Her Father's Daughter'', Donald's mother is very firm that it will take him years to avoid this, and it's unfair to Linda to even ask her to wait.
9th Jul '12 4:16:53 AM Goldfritha
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* NatureLover: Constantly.
16th Jun '12 6:27:12 PM Goldfritha
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* AloneAmongTheCouples: In ''The Song of the Cardinal''
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