History Literature / LittleDorrit

7th Feb '16 11:21:41 AM Morgenthaler
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Trope that doesn't exist.
* TermsOfEndearment: Amy, being small and cute, is often a target for these.
27th Nov '15 5:04:03 PM skteosk
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* HaveAGayOldTime: John Chivery is introduced as "Little Dorrit's lover", seemingly meaning "suitor" or "admirer".
26th Nov '15 7:35:37 AM gurkle2
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* FrenchJerk: Rigaud.
23rd Jan '15 8:05:41 PM vifetoile
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* AccidentalMisnaming: Tattycoram's name is actually Harriet, but no one calls her that except Miss Wade.
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* AccidentalMisnaming: Tattycoram's name is actually Harriet, but no one calls her that except Miss Wade. The Meagles all insist it's too ingrained of a habit to change.

* {{Children Raise You}}: A rather sad example, with Amy providing money, food and emotional support to her helpless father and careless siblings even though she's the youngest of them all.
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* {{Children Raise You}}: A rather sad sad, averted example, with Amy providing money, food and emotional support to her helpless father and careless siblings even though she's the youngest of them all.all, and her father refusing to grow up and take responsibility even with three children who depend on him.
14th Nov '14 10:37:21 PM Jeduthun
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* TalkativeLoon: Mr. F's Aunt speaks entirely in non sequitirs.
23rd Oct '14 8:35:42 AM SolipSchism
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Gaol Time has been renamed... also, it's not a trope.
* GaolTime: The Dorrits spend ''years'' in the Marshalsea. Arthur eventually winds up there, too. And then there's Mr. Merdle's habit of handcuffing himself.
7th Oct '14 5:54:23 PM vifetoile
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* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: Mr. Merdle. The scenes in the 2009 adaptation where he talks to the parrot, or when he quietly and politely asks Fanny to lend him a penknife [[spoiler: to slit his own throat with]] are downright tragic.
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* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: Mr. Merdle. The scenes in the 2009 adaptation where he talks to the parrot, or when he quietly and politely asks Fanny to lend him a penknife [[spoiler: to slit his own throat with]] are downright tragic. Sadly, he also proves the lynchpin that ruins the happiness of many, of whom our main cast is but a small percentage.
15th Sep '14 11:10:29 AM vifetoile
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* {{Domestic Abuse}}: Jeremiah enjoys scaring the daylights out of his wife Affery.
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* {{Domestic Abuse}}: Jeremiah enjoys scaring the daylights out of his wife Affery.Affery, in addition to choking and seizing her, leaving her a shell of herself that doesn't even dare look straight down the hallway. * DontYouDarePityMe: Miss Wade's entire guiding philosophy. She was an orphan and a charity case and from her earliest childhood has interpreted even the most basic acts of kindness and consideration to be acts of condescension and pity. And she hates this.
13th Sep '13 1:47:55 AM SeptimusHeap
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My Name Is Not Durwood has been split. Bad examples and those not fitting other tropes are being removed.
* AccidentalMisnaming: Tattycoram's name is actually Harriet, but no one calls her that except Miss Wade.

* {{My Name Is Not Durwood}}: Tattycoram's name is actually Harriet, but no one calls her that except Miss Wade.
27th May '13 12:02:15 PM TVRulezAgain
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* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: Mr. Merdle. The scenes in the 2009 adaptation where he talks to the parrot, or when he quietly and politely asks Fanny to lend him a penknife [[spoiler: to slit his own throat with]] are downright tragic.
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