History Literature / AroundtheWorldinEightyDays

21st Feb '16 9:41:57 AM CaptainPedant
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* PlotHole: OK, so the International Date Line didn't exist, so Fogg might not have noticed that he was gaining a few minutes every day if he was counting off days as he went. But he should have noticed the calendar date as he transited the United States, studing train tables and ship schedules.

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* PlotHole: OK, so the International Date Line didn't exist, so Fogg might not have noticed that he was gaining a few minutes every day if he was counting off days as he went. But he should have noticed the calendar date as he transited the United States, studing studying train tables and ship schedules.schedules.
** In particular, even if Fogg never so much as looked at a newspaper in the United States, he should not have missed his transatlantic steamer -- unless for some unexplained reason it left a whole day earlier than scheduled.
2nd Feb '16 12:49:39 PM fruitstripegum
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* ''WesternAnimation/AroundTheWorldInEightyDaysBurbankAnimation'', an AnimatedAdaptaion from Creator/BurbankFilmsAustralia, which is also an AnthropomorphicAnimalAdaptation, albeit a [[CompressedAdaptation compressed one]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/AroundTheWorldInEightyDaysBurbankAnimation'', an AnimatedAdaptaion AnimatedAdaptation from Creator/BurbankFilmsAustralia, which is also an AnthropomorphicAnimalAdaptation, albeit a [[CompressedAdaptation compressed one]].
2nd Feb '16 9:53:50 AM fruitstripegum
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* ''WesternAnimation/AroundTheWorldInEightyDaysBurbankAnimation'', an AnimatedAdaptaion from Creator/BurbankFilmsAustralia, which is also an AnthropomorphicAnimalAdaptation, albeit a [[CompressedAdaptation compressed one]].
29th Jan '16 1:23:18 AM Aquillion
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* ClockDiscrepancy: At first it looks like Phileas Fogg came a day late and lost the bet, but then he notices the date in the newspaper and realizes that, since they crossed the UsefulNotes/InternationalDateLine, they had gained a day and are still on time.

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* ClockDiscrepancy: At first it looks like Phileas Fogg came a day late and lost the bet, but then he notices the date in the newspaper and realizes that, since they crossed [[UsefulNotes/InternationalDateLine circled the UsefulNotes/InternationalDateLine, world]], they had gained a day and are still on time.
7th Jan '16 11:51:08 AM gallium
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7th Jan '16 11:50:41 AM gallium
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The book has numerous adaptations, first on stage and then on film and TV. The more noted works are:

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The book has numerous adaptations, first on stage and then on film and TV. The more noted works are:
See below.

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7th Jan '16 11:48:57 AM gallium
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* Pioneering woman journalist Nellie Bly made the trip in RealLife, traveling east from New York, stopping in France to interview Jules Verne. She made it with eight days to spare, after Joseph Pulitzer sent a private train to California to pick her up. Her memoir ''Around the World in Seventy-Two Days'' was published in 1890.



* InjunCountry
* InspectorJavert: Inspector Fix.

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* InjunCountry
InjunCountry: A native tribe attacks the train that Fogg and company are riding across the United States.
* InspectorJavert: Inspector Fix.Fix, who accompanies Fogg all around the world, trying desperately to arrest him. At least partially justified, as Fix will receive a share of whatever money is recovered from the thief as a reward.



** Colonel Proctor, the UglyAmerican character. Given what proctology is (study of rectal diseases and infections), Verne is basically saying that the character is an ass.



* StealthInsult: to Colonel Proctor. Given what proctology is (study of rectal diseases and infections), Verne is basically saying that the character is an ass.
7th Jan '16 11:34:41 AM gallium
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* ChekhovsGun / ChekhovsGag / {{Foreshadowing}}: Multiple references to Passepartout's watch falling further behind as they travel east, complete with an explanation in Chapter 11 regarding how the days are shorter when one travels eastbound.


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* {{Foreshadowing}}: Multiple references to Passepartout's watch falling further behind as they travel east, complete with an explanation in Chapter 11 regarding how the days are shorter when one travels eastbound.
10th Nov '15 10:54:05 AM tropesinreadiness
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* A [[Film/AroundTheWorldInEightyDays2004 2004 film]] starring JackieChan and Steve Coogan, mostly working on RuleOfFunny and (being a Chan film) slapstick martial arts. It is full of cameos by [[HistoricalFiction historical figures]].

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* A [[Film/AroundTheWorldInEightyDays2004 2004 film]] starring JackieChan Creator/JackieChan and Steve Coogan, Creator/SteveCoogan, mostly working on RuleOfFunny and (being a Chan film) slapstick martial arts. It is full of cameos by [[HistoricalFiction historical figures]].
6th Nov '15 5:10:04 PM eroock
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* RichIdiotwithNoDayJob: While Fogg is clearly rich, how he became rich is never made clear in the book.

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* RichIdiotwithNoDayJob: RichIdiotWithNoDayJob: While Fogg is clearly rich, how he became rich is never made clear in the book.
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