History Literature / MyUncleOswald

27th Mar '16 10:39:52 AM TheBigBopper
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* FreudWasRight: Deconstructed in the most hilarious way.

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* FreudWasRight: Deconstructed Parodied in the most hilarious way.
18th Nov '15 11:22:15 PM LBHills
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* FoodPorn: Oswald is very easily distracted from his story by descriptions of the gourmet meals he has along the way.
16th Nov '15 9:42:07 PM LBHills
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* HelloNurse: Yasmin [[PunnyName Howcomely]] was selected as the third member of the team for exactly this reason.
--> Never in my short life had I seen a girl or a woman with such a stench of salacity about her[...] She was wearing a mackintosh and a wooly scarf but she might just as well have been stark naked.
16th Nov '15 9:37:40 PM LBHills
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* TheCaper: Our cheerfully criminal protagonists are out to steal the genetic material of every marketable public figure they can.
16th Nov '15 9:33:22 PM LBHills
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* AwesomenessThroughAnalysis: Yasmin had a real scare while adding Albert Einstein to the collection: he ''immediately'' connected his sudden randiness to her little gift of chocolate. Luckily he didn't know enough to deduce her motive.

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* AwesomenessThroughAnalysis: AwesomenessByAnalysis: Yasmin had a real scare while adding Albert Einstein to the collection: he ''immediately'' connected his sudden randiness to her little gift of chocolate. Luckily he didn't know enough to deduce her motive.
16th Nov '15 9:33:06 PM LBHills
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''My Uncle Oswald'' is a satire soft porn novel written by Creator/RoaldDahl (yes, ''that'' one) in 1979. The first part of the book took part in 1912 and the second part in TheRoaringTwenties. The first part of the book is about Oswald's search for an aphrodisiac, and the second part his scheme to capture the genomes of every celebrity with the help of Arthur Woresley, a biology professor and Yasmin Howcomely, TheVamp.

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''My Uncle Oswald'' is a satire soft porn novel written by Creator/RoaldDahl (yes, ''that'' one) in 1979. The first part of the book took part in 1912 and the second part in TheRoaringTwenties. The first part of the book is about Oswald's search for an aphrodisiac, and the second part his scheme to capture steal and sell the genomes sperm of every celebrity the greatest men of 1920s Europe with the help of Arthur Woresley, a biology professor and Yasmin Howcomely, TheVamp.



* BeenThereShapedHistory: Oswald's crew, who (almost) scandalized every male celebrity and crowned head in Europe and collected their sperms. Though, he gives himself no credit of any event.
* BlackComedyRape: Really!

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* AwesomenessThroughAnalysis: Yasmin had a real scare while adding Albert Einstein to the collection: he ''immediately'' connected his sudden randiness to her little gift of chocolate. Luckily he didn't know enough to deduce her motive.
* BeenThereShapedHistory: Oswald's crew, who (almost) scandalized every male celebrity and crowned head in Europe and collected their sperms. sperm. Though, he gives himself no credit in most cases - it's his field agent Yasmin who shakes up a number of any event.
relationships.
* BlackComedyRape: Really!The Blister Beetle unleashes AllMenArePerverts and AllWomenAreLustful alike, for comedic purposes. A prospective partner who doesn't know what's going on is in for it.



* DarwinistDesire: Oswald collects the sperm of geniuses in order to sell it to women who want to have genius babies.

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* DarwinistDesire: Oswald collects the sperm of geniuses in order to sell it to women who want to have genius babies. Woresley, the scientist of the team, points out that it's really the sperm of the genius's ''father'' that would be a desirable item, but Oswald points out that (a) By the time a man is recognized as a genius in his own lifetime, his father is usually deceased, and (b) This is marketing, not eugenics.



* FictionalDocument: It's framed as the {{diary}} of Oswald, left to his nephew and only seeing the light of day now because its contents were too explosive, etc.
* FreudWasRight: Deconstructed in the most hilarious way.[[invoked]]
--> ‘Ja ja,’ he said, writing all this down on my record sheet. ‘It may interest you to know, fräulein, that the carrot and the cucumber are both very powerful sexuality symbols. They represent the masculine phallic member. And you are vishing either to chop it up or to pickle it!’
** Note that the person speaking is ''Freud himself''.

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* FictionalDocument: FictionalDocument / LiteraryAgentHypothesis: It's framed as the {{diary}} of Oswald, left to his nephew and only seeing the light of day now because its contents were too explosive, etc.
* FreudWasRight: Deconstructed in the most hilarious way.[[invoked]]
way.
--> ‘Ja ja,’ he said, writing all this down on my record sheet. ‘It '''Freud:''' ''Ja, ja.'' It may interest you to know, fräulein, that the carrot and the cucumber are both very powerful sexuality symbols. They represent the masculine phallic member. And you are vishing either to chop it up or to pickle it!’
** Note that the person speaking is ''Freud himself''.
it!



* RagingStiffie: What happens 9 minutes after the victim swallows the beetle powder.
* TheRoaringTwenties: The second half the book happens in this period.

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* ManOfWealthAndTaste: Oswald Cornelius, 'the connoisseur, the ''bon vivant,'' the collector of spiders, scorpions and walking-sticks, the lover of opera, the expert on Chinese porcelain, and without much doubt the greatest fornicator of all time.'
* RagingStiffie: What happens 9 Nine minutes after the victim swallows the beetle powder.
powder. Female victims have a corresponding response.
* TheRoaringTwenties: The second half of the book happens in this period.period.
* [[spoiler: ShaggyDogStory]]: [[spoiler: A surprising amount of the story turns out to be one.]]
* SpannerInTheWorks: The effort to drug and swindle Pablo Picasso fails because Yasmin doesn't get a chance to pull out the drugged chocolate, the 'autograph' paper or the condom - he ravishes Yasmin the ''second'' he sees her.
6th Nov '13 4:37:45 PM enderheisenberg
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* BeenThereShapedHistory: Oswald's crew, who (almost) scandalized every male celebrity and crowned head in Europe and collected their sperms.

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* BeenThereShapedHistory: Oswald's crew, who (almost) scandalized every male celebrity and crowned head in Europe and collected their sperms. Though, he gives himself no credit of any event.
21st Oct '13 4:27:21 PM LBHills
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--> '''His Majesty:''' ''Control'' yourself, madam!
22nd Aug '13 11:26:55 AM Earnest
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* DarwinistDesire: Oswald collects the sperm of geniuses in order to sell it to women who want to have genius babies.
26th Mar '13 10:27:35 PM Xtifr
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''My Uncle Oswald'' is a satire soft porn novel written by Creator/RoaldDahl (yes, ''that'' one) in 1979. The first part of the book took part in 1912 and the second part in TheRoaringTwenties. The first part of the book is about Oswald's search for an aphrodisiac, and the second part his scheme to capture the genomes of every celebrity with the help of Arthur Woresley, a biology professor and Yasmin Howcomely, TheVamp.
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!This book features the following examples:
* ADateWithRosiePalms: Woresley used his own sperms when testing his freezer system, with which Oswald sympathizes deeply.
* BeenThereShapedHistory: Oswald's crew, who (almost) scandalized every male celebrity and crowned head in Europe and collected their sperms.
* BlackComedyRape: Really!
* TheCasanova: Oswald - his nephew says Casanova is a monk in comparison.
* FemmeFatale: Yasmin.
* FictionalDocument: It's framed as the {{diary}} of Oswald, left to his nephew and only seeing the light of day now because its contents were too explosive, etc.
* FreudWasRight: Deconstructed in the most hilarious way.[[invoked]]
--> ‘Ja ja,’ he said, writing all this down on my record sheet. ‘It may interest you to know, fräulein, that the carrot and the cucumber are both very powerful sexuality symbols. They represent the masculine phallic member. And you are vishing either to chop it up or to pickle it!’
** Note that the person speaking is ''Freud himself''.
* HistoricalDomainCharacter: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Uncle_Oswald#Victims_of_Oswald.27s_plot_.28in_order_of_appearance_in_the_book.29 Loads of them.]]
* RagingStiffie: What happens 9 minutes after the victim swallows the beetle powder.
* TheRoaringTwenties: The second half the book happens in this period.
* SweetPollyOliver: Yasmin has to dress up as a man to get the donation from Proust.
* UnfortunateItemSwap: Yasmin seducing men by feeding them an aphrodisiac-filled chocolate truffle, while eating a perfectly normal truffle herself? That ''has'' to go wrong at some point, and when she gets to the King of Norway, it does.
* TheVamp: Yasmin, used this way by Oswald.
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