History Literature / ExtremelyLoudAndIncrediblyClose

31st May '16 6:37:08 PM Mdumas43073
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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: Oskar imagines himself getting back at Jimmy Snyder during their performance of Hamlet for bullying him

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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: Oskar imagines himself getting back at Jimmy Snyder during their performance of Hamlet for bullying himhim:
31st May '16 6:36:52 PM Mdumas43073
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''Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close'' is a 2005 novel by Jonathan Safran Foer (of ''Literature/EverythingIsIlluminated'' fame). The book is written in multiple viewpoints. The majority is in the first person, and is told by Oskar, a 9-year-old boy. Between chapters are letters written by Oskar's paternal grandparents, detailing how they met and eventually separated.

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''Extremely Loud and & Incredibly Close'' is a 2005 novel by Jonathan Safran Foer (of ''Literature/EverythingIsIlluminated'' fame). The book is written in multiple viewpoints. The majority is in the first person, and is told by Oskar, a 9-year-old boy. Between chapters are letters written by Oskar's paternal grandparents, detailing how they met and eventually separated.



!!''Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close'' provides examples of:

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!!''Extremely Loud and & Incredibly Close'' provides examples of:
31st May '16 6:28:44 PM Mdumas43073
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''Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close'' is a novel by Jonathan Safran Foer (of ''Literature/EverythingIsIlluminated'' fame). The book is written in multiple viewpoints. The majority is in the first person, and is told by Oskar, a 9-year-old boy. Between chapters are letters written by Oskar's paternal grandparents, detailing how they met and eventually separated.

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''Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close'' is a 2005 novel by Jonathan Safran Foer (of ''Literature/EverythingIsIlluminated'' fame). The book is written in multiple viewpoints. The majority is in the first person, and is told by Oskar, a 9-year-old boy. Between chapters are letters written by Oskar's paternal grandparents, detailing how they met and eventually separated.



It has since been adapted into a film starring Creator/TomHanks, Creator/SandraBullock, Creator/ViolaDavis, Creator/MaxVonSydow and Creator/ThomasHorn as Oskar. It was nominated for Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor (Creator/MaxVonSydow).

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It has since been adapted into a 2011 film directed by Stephen Daldry, starring Creator/TomHanks, Creator/SandraBullock, Creator/ViolaDavis, Creator/MaxVonSydow and Creator/ThomasHorn as Oskar. It was nominated for Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor (Creator/MaxVonSydow).(Von Sydow).
2nd Feb '16 6:26:05 PM creader
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* BillingDisplacement: Noticeably [[AvertedTrope averted]]. Despite Creator/TomHanks and Creator/SandraBullock's roles as Oskar's parents,Thomas Horn is the only actor to feature prominently on the movie poster. Indeed, you would have to look quite closely to realize Creator/TomHanks or Creator/SandraBullock were even in it.
* BrickJoke: Oskar promises to donate his pocket money towards diabetic research for lying to Abby Black. Chapters later, he receives a letter thanking him for the 50 cents he donated.

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* BillingDisplacement: Noticeably [[AvertedTrope averted]]. Despite Creator/TomHanks and Creator/SandraBullock's roles as Oskar's parents,Thomas Horn is the only actor to feature prominently on the movie poster. Indeed, you would have to look quite closely to realize Creator/TomHanks or Creator/SandraBullock were even in it.
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Oskar promises to donate his pocket money towards diabetic research for lying to Abby Black. Chapters later, he receives a letter thanking him for the 50 cents he donated.



* NoSocialSkills: Some of the games Oskar and his father played involved Oskar being forced to speak to people, because his father wanted Oskar to get better at it.

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* NoSocialSkills: NoSocialSkills:
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Some of the games Oskar and his father played involved Oskar being forced to speak to people, because his father wanted Oskar to get better at it.



* PresentDayPast: (movie only) A 2008-up Ford Escape with the "NYC'''T'''AXI" logo introduced in 2007 is prominent in the trailer's first street scene.
** Overlaps into AnachronismStew - Oskar's dad films him on Super 8 rather than the then-common VHS-C.

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* PresentDayPast: (movie only) A 2008-up Ford Escape with the "NYC'''T'''AXI" logo introduced in 2007 is prominent in the trailer's first street scene.
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scene. Overlaps into AnachronismStew - Oskar's dad films him on Super 8 rather than the then-common VHS-C.
29th Jan '16 4:31:18 AM Morgenthaler
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''Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close'' is a novel by Jonathan Safran Foer (of ''EverythingIsIlluminated'' fame). The book is written in multiple viewpoints. The majority is in the first person, and is told by Oskar, a 9-year-old boy. Between chapters are letters written by Oskar's paternal grandparents, detailing how they met and eventually separated.

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''Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close'' is a novel by Jonathan Safran Foer (of ''EverythingIsIlluminated'' ''Literature/EverythingIsIlluminated'' fame). The book is written in multiple viewpoints. The majority is in the first person, and is told by Oskar, a 9-year-old boy. Between chapters are letters written by Oskar's paternal grandparents, detailing how they met and eventually separated.
26th Nov '15 7:22:27 PM nombretomado
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* BillingDisplacement: Noticeably [[AvertedTrope averted]]. Despite Creator/TomHanks and Creator/SandraBullock's roles as Oskar's parents,Thomas Horn is the only actor to feature prominently on the movie poster. Indeed, you would have to look quite closely to realize Creator/TomHanks or SandraBullock were even in it.

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* BillingDisplacement: Noticeably [[AvertedTrope averted]]. Despite Creator/TomHanks and Creator/SandraBullock's roles as Oskar's parents,Thomas Horn is the only actor to feature prominently on the movie poster. Indeed, you would have to look quite closely to realize Creator/TomHanks or SandraBullock Creator/SandraBullock were even in it.
5th Mar '14 2:07:30 PM m8e
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It has since been adapted into a film starring TomHanks, SandraBullock, Viola Davis, Creator/MaxVonSydow and Thomas Horn as Oskar. It was nominated for Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor (Max von Sydow).

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It has since been adapted into a film starring TomHanks, SandraBullock, Viola Davis, Creator/TomHanks, Creator/SandraBullock, Creator/ViolaDavis, Creator/MaxVonSydow and Thomas Horn Creator/ThomasHorn as Oskar. It was nominated for Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor (Max von Sydow).(Creator/MaxVonSydow).



* BillingDisplacement: Noticeably [[AvertedTrope averted]]. Despite TomHanks and SandraBullock's roles as Oskar's parents,Thomas Horn is the only actor to feature prominently on the movie poster. Indeed, you would have to look quite closely to realize TomHanks or SandraBullock were even in it.

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* BillingDisplacement: Noticeably [[AvertedTrope averted]]. Despite TomHanks Creator/TomHanks and SandraBullock's Creator/SandraBullock's roles as Oskar's parents,Thomas Horn is the only actor to feature prominently on the movie poster. Indeed, you would have to look quite closely to realize TomHanks Creator/TomHanks or SandraBullock were even in it.
16th Feb '14 7:36:27 PM misscake
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* MeaningfulName: Schell is derived from a German word meaning 'noisy' or 'loud', an allusion to the title. However, it is also an ironic reference to Oskar's grandfather's inability to speak due to trauma, and Oskar's own problems in dealing with his grief.
2nd Feb '14 5:53:21 PM skbc1p4res
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It has since been adapted into a film starring TomHanks, SandraBullock, Viola Davis, Max von Sydow and Thomas Horn as Oskar. It was nominated for Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor (Max von Sydow).

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It has since been adapted into a film starring TomHanks, SandraBullock, Viola Davis, Max von Sydow Creator/MaxVonSydow and Thomas Horn as Oskar. It was nominated for Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor (Max von Sydow).
20th Jan '14 3:26:57 AM LongLiveHumour
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* NaziGermany: Where and when Oskar's grandparents grew up.

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* NaziGermany: UsefulNotes/NaziGermany: Where and when Oskar's grandparents grew up.
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