History Literature / DanielDeronda

28th Apr '16 3:18:32 PM GothicProphet
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* WriteWhoYouKnow: Eliot partly modeled Mordecai after her friend, Immanuel Deutsch.
9th Sep '15 9:22:10 AM Apers0n
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* TokenMinorityCouple: [[spoiler: A [[DownplayedTrope downplayed]] example, since while the Jewish Daniel hooks up Mirah, there are many other important Jewish characters in the novel.]]

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* TokenMinorityCouple: [[spoiler: A [[DownplayedTrope downplayed]] example, since while the Jewish Daniel hooks up with Mirah, there are many other important Jewish characters in the novel.]]
9th Sep '15 9:21:44 AM Apers0n
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* TokenMinorityCouple: [[spoiler: A [[DownplayedTrope downplayed]] example, since while the Jewish Daniel hooks up Mirah, there are many other important Jewish characters in the novel.]]
5th Apr '15 8:48:23 PM WillBGood
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** A case of BettyAndVeronicaSwitch : Gwendolene is a well-liked Christian with blond hair and she seems very grounded, and Mirah is a jewish outcast with a melancholy disposition, [[spoiler: but Mirah is simply traumatized and very sweet, while Gwendolene, despite her good size, is a bit of an hysterical GoldDigger and may and may not be a sympathetic murderer. ]]

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** A case of BettyAndVeronicaSwitch : Gwendolene is a well-liked Christian with blond hair and she seems very grounded, and Mirah is a jewish outcast with a melancholy disposition, [[spoiler: but Mirah is simply traumatized and very sweet, while Gwendolene, despite her good size, points, is a bit of an hysterical GoldDigger and may and or may not be a sympathetic murderer. ]]
23rd Jan '14 3:35:30 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* UsefulNotes/AmericanCivilWar: Unlike Eliot's other novels, ''Daniel Deronda'' is set just a decade before its publication. The characters and the narrator occasionally reference what's going on in the United States, both as a moral touchstone and as a reminder that Gwendolen's worldview is extremely narrow.

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* UsefulNotes/AmericanCivilWar: UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar: Unlike Eliot's other novels, ''Daniel Deronda'' is set just a decade before its publication. The characters and the narrator occasionally reference what's going on in the United States, both as a moral touchstone and as a reminder that Gwendolen's worldview is extremely narrow.
15th Jan '14 7:38:50 AM LongLiveHumour
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* AmericanCivilWar: Unlike Eliot's other novels, ''Daniel Deronda'' is set just a decade before its publication. The characters and the narrator occasionally reference what's going on in the United States, both as a moral touchstone and as a reminder that Gwendolen's worldview is extremely narrow.

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* AmericanCivilWar: UsefulNotes/AmericanCivilWar: Unlike Eliot's other novels, ''Daniel Deronda'' is set just a decade before its publication. The characters and the narrator occasionally reference what's going on in the United States, both as a moral touchstone and as a reminder that Gwendolen's worldview is extremely narrow.
8th Nov '13 5:43:44 AM KorKhan
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* AllJewsAreAshkenazi: Subverted by Daniel, who is Sephardic.
** Mirah Lapidoth's ancestry is less clear: Daniel thinks that she looks "Spanish," but her father, at least, is Ashkenazi.
6th Nov '13 2:58:24 PM Miriam
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* SesquipedalianSmith: Thomas Cranmer Lush, the last character who ought to be named after an archbishop.
30th Oct '13 8:51:35 AM Miriam
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* BewareTheQuietOnes: Grandcourt, whose voice becomes softer and softer as he grows more and more dangerous.
30th Oct '13 8:49:49 AM Miriam
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** Mirah Lapidoth's ancestry is less clear: Daniel thinks that she looks "Spanish," but her father, at least, is Ashkenazi.


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* NoodleIncident: We are never told what happened to Mrs. Cohen's daughter.
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