History Literature / NorwegianWood

20th Apr '18 8:07:10 AM naturalironist
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* EpiphanicPrison: The Ami Hostel, to an extent.

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* EpiphanicPrison: The Ami Hostel, a mental asylum in the woods where no one is forced (physically or otherwise) to an extent.leave. Residents are kept there more by a feeling that they can't handle the world outside due to their own psychological issues than anything else.



* GenreAdultery: This book was a ''major'' departure from Murakami's earlier whacky, GenreBusting experimental novels. It was his first novel to become a bestseller and made him a celebrity in Japan practically overnight - much to his displeasure, resulting in him leaving the country for many years. He has yet to write another "straightforward" novel such as this one.

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* GenreAdultery: This book was a ''major'' departure from Murakami's earlier whacky, wacky, GenreBusting experimental novels. It was his first novel to become a bestseller and made him a celebrity in Japan practically overnight - much to his displeasure, resulting in him leaving the country for many years. He has yet to write another "straightforward" novel such as this one.



* PluckyGirl

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* %% PluckyGirl
20th Apr '18 8:02:20 AM naturalironist
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* ChickMagnet: Nagasawa and, to a lesser extent, Watanabe.
** Being a bit of a {{Jerkass}}, Nagasawa is more of TheCasanova.

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* ChickMagnet: Nagasawa and, TheCasanova: Nagasawa, who spends most weekends going out and getting women to sleep with him, even when he already has a lesser extent, Watanabe.
** Being a bit of a {{Jerkass}}, Nagasawa is more of TheCasanova.
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* HoneyTrap: See the TeensAreMonsters trope below.
1st Nov '17 9:11:28 PM WillBGood
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* MillionairePlayboy: Nagasawa who befriends Toru at their dorm. He also doubles as the ImmatureHedonist.

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* MillionairePlayboy: Nagasawa who befriends Toru at their dorm. He also doubles as the ImmatureHedonist.TheHedonist.
28th Sep '16 4:29:19 PM TheLuckyCat
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* TheDutifulDaughter: Despite the emotional scars inflicted on her by her parents, Midori still frequently visits her father in hospital and brings him lunches.


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* LivingEmotionalCrutch: Naoko explains that Watanabe was this to her and Kizuki when they were in highschool. Later, she clings to Reiko as a clutch when she's staying in the Ami Hostel.


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* SiblingThemeNaming: Midori means "green" and her older sister is "Momoko", which means "peach girl".


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* WoundedGazelleGambit: Reiko's piano student tells everyone Reiko molested her, when actually, the opposite is true.
23rd Sep '15 6:07:44 AM tvinsomne
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21st May '15 1:20:51 AM JoeSparkle
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A [[TheFilmOfTheBook film adaptation]] was made in 2010 by the Vietnamese director Anh Hung Tran. It was released in December 2010 in Japan, as well as festival showings and small releases in Canada and Italy. The cast features Rinko Kikuchi, Creator/KenichiMatsuyama and Creator/ShigesatoItoi. The score was composed by [[Music/{{Radiohead}} Jonny Greenwood]].

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A [[TheFilmOfTheBook film adaptation]] was made in 2010 by the Vietnamese director Anh Hung Tran. It was released in December 2010 in Japan, as well as festival showings and small releases in Canada and Italy. The cast features Rinko Kikuchi, Creator/RinkoKikuchi, Creator/KenichiMatsuyama and Creator/ShigesatoItoi. The score was composed by [[Music/{{Radiohead}} Jonny Greenwood]].
16th May '15 5:10:42 AM SeptimusHeap
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A [[TheFilmOfTheBook film adaptation]] was made in 2010 by the Vietnamese director Anh Hung Tran. It was released in December 2010 in Japan, as well as festival showings and small releases in Canada and Italy. The cast features Rinko Kikuchi, KenichiMatsuyama and Creator/ShigesatoItoi. The score was composed by [[Music/{{Radiohead}} Jonny Greenwood]].

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A [[TheFilmOfTheBook film adaptation]] was made in 2010 by the Vietnamese director Anh Hung Tran. It was released in December 2010 in Japan, as well as festival showings and small releases in Canada and Italy. The cast features Rinko Kikuchi, KenichiMatsuyama Creator/KenichiMatsuyama and Creator/ShigesatoItoi. The score was composed by [[Music/{{Radiohead}} Jonny Greenwood]].
11th May '15 3:17:27 PM BadSplice
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A [[TheFilmOfTheBook film adaptation]] was made in 2010 by the Vietnamese director Anh Hung Tran. It was released in December 2010 in Japan, as well as festival showings and small releases in Canada and Italy. The cast features Rinko Kikuchi, KenichiMatsuyama and Creator/ShigesatoItoi. The score was composed by [[RadioHead Jonny Greenwood]].

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A [[TheFilmOfTheBook film adaptation]] was made in 2010 by the Vietnamese director Anh Hung Tran. It was released in December 2010 in Japan, as well as festival showings and small releases in Canada and Italy. The cast features Rinko Kikuchi, KenichiMatsuyama and Creator/ShigesatoItoi. The score was composed by [[RadioHead [[Music/{{Radiohead}} Jonny Greenwood]].
19th Apr '15 1:51:23 PM Folamh3
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* AuthorAppeal: Several references to Sixties jazz and pop, ''TheGreatGatsby'', ''The Magic Mountain'' and various obscure WesternLiterature works.

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* AuthorAppeal: Several references to Sixties jazz and pop, ''TheGreatGatsby'', ''Literature/TheGreatGatsby'', ''The Magic Mountain'' and various obscure WesternLiterature works.works.
* BarefootSuicide: In the film, Kizuki appears to have taken just one of his shoes off when he dies. [[spoiler:Naoko is barefoot however.]]



* LoveHurts

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1st Oct '14 1:23:02 PM Folamh3
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* HopeSpot: Towards the end of the novel, Toru receives a letter from Reiko informing him that Naoko is progressing much faster than anyone had expected, which closes the chapter. The first line of the next chapter is the WhamLine listed below.
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