History Literature / ALittlePrincess

17th Jun '17 7:36:45 AM thewhitefairy
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* HonoraryPrincess: Every girl is a princess, according to Sarah Crewe. As for herself, she tries to have every day the good attitude of a princess, including during the period she fell on [[RichesToRags hard times]]-[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin hence the title]].

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* HonoraryPrincess: Every girl is a princess, according to Sarah Crewe.Sarah. As for herself, she tries to have every day the good attitude of a princess, including during the period she fell on [[RichesToRags hard times]]-[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin hence the title]].
17th Jun '17 7:35:50 AM thewhitefairy
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* HonoraryPrincess: Every girl is a princess, according to Sarah Crewe. As for herself, she tries to have every day the good attitude of a princess, including during the period she fell on [[RichesToRags hard times]]-[[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin hence the title]].
29th Apr '17 1:23:21 PM Ayasugi
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!!The 1986 [=WonderWorks=] film provides examples of:

* AdaptationExpansion: Several incidents only mentioned in passing in the book are given full scenes and the movie adds a minor subplot about a statue of [[Myth/HinduMythology Kali]] that Captain Crewe owned.

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!!The 1986 [=WonderWorks=] film mini-series provides examples of:

* AdaptationExpansion: Several incidents only mentioned in passing in the book are given full scenes and the movie series adds a minor subplot about a statue of [[Myth/HinduMythology Kali]] that Captain Crewe owned.owned.
* AdaptedOut: Several of the Carmichael children, including all the boys besides Donald.


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* ChekhovsGunman: Carrisford appears in the first scene of the series.
* PetTheDog: Miss Amelia defends Becky when Miss Minchin accuses her of stealing food and convinces her to drop the accusation.
* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Miss Amelia after she gives TheReasonYouSuckSpeech to her sister.
* ServileSnarker: Ram Dass acts this way towards Carrisford.
4th Mar '17 2:42:54 AM Ayasugi
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* TruerToTheText: This version leaves almost nothing from the book out and changes very little.
4th Mar '17 2:34:40 AM Ayasugi
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* AdaptationExpansion: Several incidents only mentioned in passing in the book are given full scenes and the movie adds a minor subplot about a statue of [[Myth/HinduMythology Kali]] that Captain Crewe owned.
18th Feb '17 4:36:56 PM malias
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* CommonEyeColors: Sara's are gray-green.
7th Jan '17 5:40:55 PM fearlessnikki
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* CryForTheDevil: When Sara gives Miss Minchin said ArmorPiercingQuestion, there's a shot of Minchin briefly crying - implying she too had a loveless childhood.

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* CryForTheDevil: When Sara gives DidntThinkThisThrough: The girls stealing Sara's locket from Miss Minchin's office. They didn't think that Minchin said ArmorPiercingQuestion, there's a shot of Minchin briefly crying - implying she too had a loveless childhood.would notice and assume Sara stole it?



* EyeTake: Lavinia when she sees stray hairs clinging to her brush - terrified it's falling out.



* LaserGuidedKarma: A rather satisfying change is Miss Minchin loses her job and is now a chimney sweep, and is working for a boy who she was horrible to earlier.



** PlayedForLaughs when Miss Amelia is hurriedly trying to find Sara to calm Lottie down during one of her tantrums. As soon as she finds Sara, Lottie cheerfully walks past them (the plan to steal back the locket now

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** PlayedForLaughs when Miss Amelia is hurriedly trying to find Sara to calm Lottie down during one of her tantrums. As soon as she finds Sara, Lottie cheerfully walks past them (the plan to steal back the locket now finished).



** Sara herself to a lesser extent. There are references to Sara's "brown hand" and "small, dark face" implying she might be mixed race. She's clearly white in the film.

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** Sara herself to a lesser extent. There are references to Sara's "brown hand" and "small, dark face" implying she might be mixed race. She's clearly white in the film. Of course the aforementioned comments could just be a result of tanning in India.


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* SayMyName: [[spoiler: When Sara's father remembers who she is, he runs outside and shouts "Sara!"]]
1st Jan '17 4:51:44 AM luiz4200
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* GaveUpTooSoon: Had Miss Minchin not given up on the hopes the late Ralph Crewe's investment would generate profits, she wouldn't have mistrested his daughter to the point the girl would gladly leave her boarding school as soon as she had a place to go.
24th Dec '16 2:26:05 PM yisfidri
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!!Tropes:

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!!Tropes:
!!The original novel contains examples of the following tropes:



* AdaptationalKarma: The 1995 film deals some to Miss Minchin, who [[spoiler:loses the school and is forced to work as a chimney sweep.]]



* AdaptationalKarma: Dished out at the end to Miss Minchin, who [[spoiler:loses the school and is forced to work as a chimney sweep.]]



* EasilyForgiven: Miss Minchin no longer owns the seminaryy but she's still allowed to teach there, in spite of how she treated the new owner's daughter.

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* EasilyForgiven: Miss Minchin no longer owns the seminaryy seminary but she's still allowed to teach there, in spite of how she treated the new owner's daughter.
1st Dec '16 10:48:09 AM LiamXDin
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Unable to pay for her education and having no known relatives, Sara has no choice but to accept a position as a servant at the boarding house. Despite these hardships, she continues to be kind and gracious, keeping her spirits up by believing that there is still magic in the world and things will get better.

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Unable to pay for her education and having no known relatives, Sara has no choice but to accept a position as a servant at the boarding house.school. Despite these hardships, she continues to be kind and gracious, keeping her spirits up by believing that there is still magic in the world and things will get better.
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