History Literature / Evelina

12th Dec '15 2:01:56 PM HeroGal2347
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* TheStoic: Lord Orville.

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* TheStoic: Lord Orville. Sir Clement Willoughby even describes him as phlegmatic.
12th Dec '15 1:51:49 PM HeroGal2347
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* BetterToDieThanToBeKilled: Mr. [=McCartney=] intends to rob a stagecoach and to take a pair of pistols to kill himself in case he gets caught. Evelina, mistaking the situation for simple suicide, takes the pistols away from him.

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* BetterToDieThanToBeKilled: BetterToDieThanBeKilled: Mr. [=McCartney=] intends to rob a stagecoach and to take a pair of pistols to kill himself in case he gets caught. Evelina, mistaking the situation for simple suicide, takes the pistols away from him.



* InterruptedSuicide: Evelina comes upon Mr. [=McCartney=] with a pair of pistols in his hands. She grabs them away from him and begs him not to kill himself. The truth, as he later explains to her, is more complicated. He had been going to rob a stagecoach and had taken the guns to use on himself in case it went awry. [[HappilyInterruptedSuicide He's happy that she stopped him, though]].

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* InterruptedSuicide: Evelina comes upon Mr. [=McCartney=] with a pair of pistols in his hands. She grabs them away from him and begs him not to kill himself. The truth, as he later explains to her, is more complicated. He had been going to rob a stagecoach and had taken the guns to use on himself in case it went awry. [[HappilyInterruptedSuicide [[HappilyFailedSuicide He's happy that she stopped him, though]].
12th Dec '15 1:50:02 PM HeroGal2347
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* BetterToDieThanToBeKilled: Mr. [=McCartney=] intends to rob a stagecoach and to take a pair of pistols to kill himself in case he gets caught. Evelina, mistaking the situation for simple suicide, takes the pistols away from him.


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* InterruptedSuicide: Evelina comes upon Mr. [=McCartney=] with a pair of pistols in his hands. She grabs them away from him and begs him not to kill himself. The truth, as he later explains to her, is more complicated. He had been going to rob a stagecoach and had taken the guns to use on himself in case it went awry. [[HappilyInterruptedSuicide He's happy that she stopped him, though]].
12th Dec '15 1:43:22 PM HeroGal2347
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* TheLadette: Mrs. Selwyn.

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* TheLadette: Mrs. Selwyn. She is described as being very masculine by Evelina.
12th Dec '15 1:41:33 PM HeroGal2347
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* CharacterTitle

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* CharacterTitle CharacterTitle: The title is the heroine's name.



* DeathByChildbirth: the heroines mother.

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* DeathByChildbirth: the heroines mother.mother dies not long after giving birth to her.
24th Dec '14 6:33:38 PM Teakay
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* {{Jerkass}}: Sir Clement Willoughby, Captain Mirvan, The Branghtons, Mr. Lovel, and Lord Merton. This novel is packed with jerks.

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* {{Jerkass}}: Sir Clement Willoughby, Captain Mirvan, The Branghtons, Mr. Lovel, and Lord Merton. This novel is packed with jerks. In the backstory, Evelina's father married her mother in order to seduce her and then denied it ever happened.
18th Oct '13 10:39:14 AM tropette
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* AtTheOperaTonight: An opera scene serves mainly to show off how uncultured most of the other characters are.
6th Oct '12 11:49:33 AM Foxcat6811
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2nd Apr '12 2:28:16 PM LordGro
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A novel written by Fanny Burney and published in 1778. In the form of letters it tells of the entrance of a young girl named Evelina into society and of how she became reacquainted with her family, gained an inheritance and got married.

! ''Tropes Present In Evelina''

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A novel written by Fanny Burney and published in 1778. In the form of letters [[EpistolaryNovel letters]], it tells of the entrance of a young girl named Evelina into society and of how she became reacquainted with her family, gained an inheritance and got married.

! ''Tropes Present In Evelina''
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!! Tropes present in ''Evelina'':



* WillTheyOrWontThey: Evelina and Lord Orville. They will.

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* WillTheyOrWontThey: Evelina and Lord Orville. They will.will.
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1st Apr '12 2:25:01 PM straguslore
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* LongLostSibling: Mr. Macartney is Evelina's half brother.

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* LongLostSibling: Mr. Macartney Maccartney is Evelina's half brother.


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* SurpriseIncest: The eponymous heroine saves one Mr. Maccartney from suicide, since he believes he fell in love with his sister. Maccartney grows to idolize his savior Evelina in a quasi-romantic fashion. However, at the end of the novel, Evelina is revealed to be his real sister, while his original beloved was an unwitting (and unrelated) impostor
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