History Literature / ALittlePrincess

14th Jan '18 5:56:29 PM HeroGal2347
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* InterclassFriendship: Sara Crewe is the pet student at a boarding school and quite well off. While there, she meets Becky, the scullery maid, and strikes up a friendship with her. Sara tells Becky stories just like the other girls and sneaks her food that she has bought, and Becky makes her a pillow out of flannel as a present. When Sara loses her wealth, she and Becky become fellow sufferers under Ms. Minchin's rule. Then, when Sara is adopted at the end, she mentions Becky to her new father and takes her away from the boarding school to a much better life as her personal companion.



* TooHungryToBePolite: The street girl Sarah gives her buns to tears ravenously into them, exclaiming only, "Oh my! Oh my!" [[JustifiedTrope She is starving]], as Sarah notes.

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* TooHungryToBePolite: The street girl Sarah gives five of her penny buns to tears ravenously into them, exclaiming only, "Oh my! Oh my!" [[JustifiedTrope She is starving]], as Sarah notes.
12th Jan '18 12:55:36 PM 64SuperNintendo
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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.

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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 mistreated his daughter to the point the girl would gladly leave her boarding school as soon as she had a place to go.
5th Nov '17 12:40:59 PM tyrekecorrea
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* ScyllaAndCharibdis: After escaping to Mr. Randall's house in the climax, Sarah is caught between the police and Miss Minchin at the front door and Captain Crewe, who, at this point, is presumed by Sara to be a stranger. Sara, heads in her father's direction. This proves to be her saving grace, as captain Crewe remembers who he is just in time to save Sarah from being seized by the police.

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* ScyllaAndCharibdis: ScyllaAndCharybdis: After escaping to Mr. Randall's house in the climax, Sarah is caught between the police and Miss Minchin at the front door and Captain Crewe, who, at this point, is presumed by Sara to be a stranger. Sara, heads in her father's direction. This proves to be her saving grace, as captain Crewe remembers who he is just in time to save Sarah from being seized by the police.
5th Nov '17 12:39:34 PM tyrekecorrea
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* EmpatheticEnvironment: Happens several times.

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* EmpatheticEnvironment: EmpathicEnvironment: Happens several times.
5th Nov '17 12:34:47 PM tyrekecorrea
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* EmphaticEnvironment: Happens several times.

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* EmphaticEnvironment: EmpatheticEnvironment: Happens several times.
5th Nov '17 12:32:21 PM tyrekecorrea
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** During the climax, after escaping the School and entering Mr. Randolph's house, Sara is caught between the police and, Unbeknownst to her, her amnesiac father. at this point the lights Mr. Randolph's house go out. when Sarah is about to realize that her father is right in front of her, the lights come on again.

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** During the climax, after escaping the School and entering Mr. Randolph's house, Sara is caught between the police and, Unbeknownst to her, her amnesiac father. at At this point point, the lights in Mr. Randolph's house go out. when Sarah is about to realize that her father is right in front of her, the lights come on again.


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* ScyllaAndCharibdis: After escaping to Mr. Randall's house in the climax, Sarah is caught between the police and Miss Minchin at the front door and Captain Crewe, who, at this point, is presumed by Sara to be a stranger. Sara, heads in her father's direction. This proves to be her saving grace, as captain Crewe remembers who he is just in time to save Sarah from being seized by the police.
5th Nov '17 12:19:42 PM tyrekecorrea
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* RagsToRiches; [[InvertedTrope Inverted]]: The book and adaptations are frequently promoted as a "riches to rags" story. Though of course she [[spoiler: becomes rich beyond her wildest imagination again when it turns out the diamond mines were real and her father's partner is still alive]].

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* RagsToRiches; RagsToRiches: [[InvertedTrope Inverted]]: The book and adaptations are frequently promoted as a "riches to rags" story. Though of course she [[spoiler: becomes rich beyond her wildest imagination again when it turns out the diamond mines were real and her father's partner is still alive]].



* EmphaticEnvironment: Happens several times.
** For starters, there's a torrential downpour going on when Sarah is moved into the attic.
** Another rainstorm starts along with the climax.
** During the climax, after escaping the School and entering Mr. Randolph's house, Sara is caught between the police and, Unbeknownst to her, her amnesiac father. at this point the lights Mr. Randolph's house go out. when Sarah is about to realize that her father is right in front of her, the lights come on again.



** When Sara and the girls are peacefully bowing to Ram Dass from the attic room, cut to Miss Minchin busting all of them.

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** When Sara and the girls are peacefully bowing to Ram Dass from the attic room, cut to Miss Minchin busting catching all of them.
8th Oct '17 8:36:48 PM kyeo
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* MagicalNegro: Ram Dass is a South Asian variant.
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]].
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