History Literature / DoloresClaiborne

19th Jan '18 7:30:49 AM Aquila89
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* UnexpectedInheritance: After Vera dies, [[spoiler:Dolores is informed that she has left her entire fortune to her (in excess of $30 million). Dolores ends up giving it all to an orphanage.]]

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* UnexpectedInheritance: After Vera dies, [[spoiler:Dolores is informed that she has left her entire fortune to her (in excess of $30 million). million) except from a small donation to an orphanage. Dolores ends up giving it all to an the orphanage.]]
19th Jan '18 7:29:37 AM Aquila89
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* DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale: Definitely subverted, as the scene in which Dolores stands up to Joe's physical abuse by smashing his face with a cream pitcher is chilly and definitely not played for laughs. It also has very bad consequences; Selena sees it and Joe uses that to turn her against Dolores, portraying her as the aggressor.

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* DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale: Definitely subverted, as the scene in which Dolores stands up to Joe's physical abuse by smashing his face with a cream pitcher is chilly and definitely not played for laughs. It also has very bad consequences; Selena sees it and Joe uses that to turn her against Dolores, portraying her as the aggressor.
1st Jan '18 8:44:59 PM AnoneMouseJr
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* FinancialAbuse: Dolores has been working hard to build up a savings account to send her children off to college; when she plans to withdraw the money so she and the children can leave town and get away from her abusive husband, she discovers he'd already cleaned it out for his own use, giving her yet another reason to hate him (and, soon after, to plot his murder).
5th Oct '17 9:10:03 AM Aquila89
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* WomanScorned: It's implied that Vera murdered her husband (and made it look like an accident) because he had been cheating on her.

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* WomanScorned: Vera's husband died in a car crash. It's implied that Vera murdered her husband him (and made it look like an accident) because he had been cheating on her.
5th Oct '17 9:06:39 AM Aquila89
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* DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale: Definitely subverted, as the scene in which Dolores stands up to Joe's physical abuse by smashing his face with a cream pitcher is chilly and definitely not played for laughs.

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* DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale: Definitely subverted, as the scene in which Dolores stands up to Joe's physical abuse by smashing his face with a cream pitcher is chilly and definitely not played for laughs. It also has very bad consequences; Selena sees it and Joe uses that to turn her against Dolores, portraying her as the aggressor.
1st Jul '17 11:09:01 AM NoriMori
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** Given that's her ''married'' name, it shows how she must feel about her husband.
13th Mar '17 1:21:48 AM shamblingdead2
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** Vera means "truth."
4th Dec '16 11:34:41 PM Xtifr
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Dolores Claiborne is a 1992 psychological thriller novel by Creator/StephenKing. It went on to be the best selling novel of 1992. It was made into a [[Film/DoloresClaiborne 1995 film]].

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Dolores Claiborne ''Dolores Claiborne'' is a 1992 psychological thriller novel by Creator/StephenKing. It went on to be the best selling novel of 1992. It was made into a [[Film/DoloresClaiborne 1995 film]].
13th May '16 9:02:48 PM Doug86
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** Little Tall Island is the setting for another Creator/StephenKing story, ''[[Literature/NightmaresAndDreamscapes Home Delivery]]'', as well as the King-penned teleplay ''StormOfTheCentury''.

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** Little Tall Island is the setting for another Creator/StephenKing story, ''[[Literature/NightmaresAndDreamscapes Home Delivery]]'', as well as the King-penned teleplay ''StormOfTheCentury''.''Series/StormOfTheCentury''.
23rd Jan '16 9:23:57 AM nombretomado
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** Little Tall Island is the setting for another StephenKing story, ''[[Literature/NightmaresAndDreamscapes Home Delivery]]'', as well as the King-penned teleplay ''StormOfTheCentury''.

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** Little Tall Island is the setting for another StephenKing Creator/StephenKing story, ''[[Literature/NightmaresAndDreamscapes Home Delivery]]'', as well as the King-penned teleplay ''StormOfTheCentury''.
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