History Literature / NoliMeTangere

2nd Feb '18 7:44:31 PM Rmpdc
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* JadeColoredGlasses

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* JadeColoredGlassesJadeColoredGlasses: [[spoiler: Crisostomo Ibarra's entire ordeal throughout the book practically shatters his idealism.]]
25th Jan '18 8:35:37 PM fusilcontrafusil
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* BilingualBonus: The title is Latin for "Touch me not" or more accurately "Stop holding on to me", from [[Literature/TheFourGospels the Gospel of John]]. Originally said by Jesus to Mary Magdalene, it's repurposed as a message from Filipinos to Spain, [[{{Applicability}} whether on the personal level or national is up for debate.]]

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* BilingualBonus: The title is Latin for "Touch me not" or more accurately "Stop holding on to me" or "Let go of me", from [[Literature/TheFourGospels the Gospel of John]]. Originally said by Jesus to Mary Magdalene, it's repurposed as a message from Filipinos to Spain, [[{{Applicability}} whether on the personal level or national is up for debate.]]
25th Jan '18 8:31:00 PM fusilcontrafusil
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* BilingualBonus: The title is Latin for "Touch me not," from [[Literature/TheFourGospels the Gospel of John]].

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* BilingualBonus: The title is Latin for "Touch me not," not" or more accurately "Stop holding on to me", from [[Literature/TheFourGospels the Gospel of John]].John]]. Originally said by Jesus to Mary Magdalene, it's repurposed as a message from Filipinos to Spain, [[{{Applicability}} whether on the personal level or national is up for debate.]]
25th Jan '18 8:13:06 PM fusilcontrafusil
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* {{Foil}}: Elias to Ibarra. Elias is an Indio, Ibarra is a Creole (Criollo) or Mestizo [[note]] a Filipino with Spanish descent[[/note]]. Whereas Ibarra is an idealist [[spoiler: at first]], Elias is a realist. Ibarra is a privileged man, whereas Elias has suffered oppression due to his race.

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* {{Foil}}: Elias to Ibarra. Elias is an Indio, Ibarra is a Creole (Criollo) or Mestizo [[note]] a Filipino with Spanish descent[[/note]]. Whereas Ibarra is an idealist [[spoiler: at first]], Elias is a realist. Ibarra is a privileged man, whereas Elias has suffered oppression due to his race.
25th Jan '18 8:11:37 PM fusilcontrafusil
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* {{Foil}}: Elias to Ibarra. Elias is an Indio, Ibarra is a Creole [[note]] a Filipino with Spanish descent[[/note]]. Whereas Ibarra is an idealist [[spoiler: at first]], Elias is a realist. Ibarra is a privileged man, whereas Elias has suffered oppression due to his race.

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* {{Foil}}: Elias to Ibarra. Elias is an Indio, Ibarra is a Creole (Criollo) or Mestizo [[note]] a Filipino with Spanish descent[[/note]]. Whereas Ibarra is an idealist [[spoiler: at first]], Elias is a realist. Ibarra is a privileged man, whereas Elias has suffered oppression due to his race.
25th Jan '18 8:09:59 PM fusilcontrafusil
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* InsistentTerminology: It's '''''DOCTORA''''' Victorina de los Reyes [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment de de]] Espadaña to you!

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* InsistentTerminology: It's '''''DOCTORA''''' Doña Victorina de los Reyes [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment de de]] Espadaña to you!
25th Jan '18 8:08:19 PM fusilcontrafusil
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* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: Doña Victorina de los Santos is the wife of Dr. (or Don) Tiburcio de Espadaña and would normally have been called Doña Victorina de Espadaña upon adopting her husband's surname, but she insists on "de los Santos ''de'' de Espadaña" to appear extra posh (''de'' means "of").

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* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: Doña Victorina de los Santos Reyes is the wife of Dr. (or Don) Tiburcio de Espadaña and would normally have been called Doña Victorina de Espadaña upon adopting her husband's surname, but she insists on "de los Santos Reyes ''de'' de Espadaña" to appear extra posh (''de'' means "of").



* InsistentTerminology: It's '''''DOCTORA''''' Victorina de los Santos [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment de de]] Espadaña to you!

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* InsistentTerminology: It's '''''DOCTORA''''' Victorina de los Santos Reyes [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment de de]] Espadaña to you!
25th Jan '18 8:06:02 PM fusilcontrafusil
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* BoomerangBigot: Most of the upper class Filipinos like Capitan Tiago and Donya Victorina.

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* BoomerangBigot: Most of the upper class Filipinos like Capitan Tiago and Donya Doña Victorina.



* ChekhovsGunman: Various characters. An example would be the boatman Ibarra saves from a crocodile during the lake trip who turns out to be Elias, and the lady whose gown Lieutenant Guevarra steps on in the 1st chapter turns out to be Donya Victorina 42 chapters later.
* ColdBloodedTorture: [[spoiler: Tarsilo endures this at the hands of the Alferez and Donya Consolacion. First he's [[ATasteOfTheLash whipped for a number of times,]] beaten, and then he gets repeatedly dunked upside down to a filled well used as a dumping ground for trash and the like. He dies from his injuries later, all the while [[DefiantToTheEnd remaining defiant against his tormentors.]]]]

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* ChekhovsGunman: Various characters. An example would be the boatman Ibarra saves from a crocodile during the lake trip who turns out to be Elias, and the lady whose gown Lieutenant Guevarra steps on in the 1st chapter turns out to be Donya Doña Victorina 42 chapters later.
* ColdBloodedTorture: [[spoiler: Tarsilo endures this at the hands of the Alferez and Donya Doña Consolacion. First he's [[ATasteOfTheLash whipped for a number of times,]] beaten, and then he gets repeatedly dunked upside down to a filled well used as a dumping ground for trash and the like. He dies from his injuries later, all the while [[DefiantToTheEnd remaining defiant against his tormentors.]]]]



* DeadpanSnarker: Philosopher Tacio in most of his scenes. Also, Lieutenant Guevarra during the banquet towards Donya Victorina.

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* DeadpanSnarker: Philosopher Tacio in most of his scenes. Also, Lieutenant Guevarra during the banquet towards Donya Victorina.Doña Victorina.
* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: Doña Victorina de los Santos is the wife of Dr. (or Don) Tiburcio de Espadaña and would normally have been called Doña Victorina de Espadaña upon adopting her husband's surname, but she insists on "de los Santos ''de'' de Espadaña" to appear extra posh (''de'' means "of").



* InsistentTerminology: It's '''''DOCTORA''''' Victorina de los Santos de Espandanya to you!

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* InsistentTerminology: It's '''''DOCTORA''''' Victorina de los Santos [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment de Espandanya de]] Espadaña to you!



* TheQuisling: Donya Victorina, who also doubles as a SmallNameBigEgo.

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* TheQuisling: Donya Doña Victorina, who also doubles as a SmallNameBigEgo.
11th Aug '17 2:40:45 AM Synchronicity
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Juan Crisostomo Ibarra, the son of a wealthy Creole landlord, has returned to the Spanish-controlled Philippines after seven years of studying in Europe. After realizing not much has changed thanks to TheGovernment and learning that his wealthy father died in jail for being labeled a heretic, he is understandably upset.

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Juan Crisostomo Ibarra, the son of a wealthy Creole ''mestizo'' landlord, has returned to the Spanish-controlled Philippines after seven years of studying in Europe. After realizing not much has changed thanks to TheGovernment and learning that his wealthy father died in jail for being labeled a heretic, he is understandably upset.
27th Jan '17 7:56:11 PM JChrist
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* BigBad: Padre Damaso

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* BigBad: Padre Father Damaso
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