History Literature / ParadesEnd

20th Sep '17 11:49:15 AM fruitstripegum
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* ActorAllusion: Christopher telling General Campion, "I am in command" is very similar to a line between the [[Creator/BenedictCumberbatch same]] [[Creator/RogerAllam actors]] in radio comedy ''Radio/CabinPressure'', although this may be a coincidence.
14th Sep '17 3:37:57 AM jormis29
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It was adapted by Creator/TomStoppard as a Creator/{{BBC}}2 miniseries starring Creator/BenedictCumberbatch as Tietjens, Rebecca Hall as his wife Sylvia, and Adelaide Clemens as Valentine.

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It was adapted by Creator/TomStoppard as a Creator/{{BBC}}2 miniseries starring Creator/BenedictCumberbatch as Tietjens, Rebecca Hall Creator/RebeccaHall as his wife Sylvia, and Adelaide Clemens Creator/AdelaideClemens as Valentine.
7th Apr '17 10:24:05 PM Racso
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* SexIsEvil: Deconstructed. Valentine isn't even aware that sex can be used for anything other than baby-making at first and is horrified and disgusted at first, especially when she begins to fantasize. She later comes to terms with her own sexual desires and even allows her students to read a supposedly scandalous book about married sex to help them develop healthy marriages.

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* SexIsEvil: Deconstructed. Valentine isn't even aware that sex can be used for anything other than baby-making at first and is horrified and disgusted at first, deriving joy from it, especially when she begins to fantasize.have her own fantasies. She later comes to terms with her own sexual desires and even allows her students to read a supposedly scandalous book about married sex to help them develop healthy marriages.


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* WeUsedToBeFriends: While Christopher still treats Vinnie with politeness, [[spoiler: its implied that Vinnie using Christopher for his job (and getting a knighthood for it) has ended their friendship]].
7th Apr '17 10:10:22 PM Racso
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* SexIsEvil: Deconstructed. Valentine isn't even aware

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* SexIsEvil: Deconstructed. Valentine isn't even awareaware that sex can be used for anything other than baby-making at first and is horrified and disgusted at first, especially when she begins to fantasize. She later comes to terms with her own sexual desires and even allows her students to read a supposedly scandalous book about married sex to help them develop healthy marriages.


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* SkewedPriorities: General Campion walks right past the men Christopher has just dragged from the trenches and demands to know why Christopher is so dirty. In the middle of a war, after Christopher survived German shells.
4th Apr '17 8:42:53 PM Racso
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* HeroWithBadPublicity: Almost all of high society London thinks Christopher is a pimp, of all things.


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* {{Hypocrite}}: Nearly ''everyone'' except Christopher demonstrates themselves to be one.
** Sylvia gets enraged at the potential of Christopher cheating, after her own frequent affairs.
** Edith Duchemin insinuates that Valentine had an abortion, rolls her eyes at her offended denial, and then has the audacity to toss her out of the carriage when Valentine points out Duchemins own adultery. A true friend.


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* SexIsEvil: Deconstructed. Valentine isn't even aware
1st Jan '17 7:16:32 AM Hjortron18
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* ActorAllusion: Christopher telling General Campion, "I am in command" is very similar to a line between the [[BenedictCumberbatch same]] [[Creator/RogerAllam actors]] in radio comedy ''Radio/CabinPressure'', although this may be a coincidence.

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* ActorAllusion: Christopher telling General Campion, "I am in command" is very similar to a line between the [[BenedictCumberbatch [[Creator/BenedictCumberbatch same]] [[Creator/RogerAllam actors]] in radio comedy ''Radio/CabinPressure'', although this may be a coincidence.
7th Dec '16 2:24:16 AM Morgenthaler
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* ActorAllusion: Christopher telling General Campion, "I am in command" is very similar to a line between the [[BenedictCumberbatch same]] [[Creator/RogerAllam actors]] in radio comedy ''CabinPressure'', although this may be a coincidence.

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* ActorAllusion: Christopher telling General Campion, "I am in command" is very similar to a line between the [[BenedictCumberbatch same]] [[Creator/RogerAllam actors]] in radio comedy ''CabinPressure'', ''Radio/CabinPressure'', although this may be a coincidence.
7th Jun '16 5:38:39 AM GothicProphet
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* AdaptationDistillation: The MiniSeries misses out the last book (Set following the war).

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* AdaptationDistillation: The MiniSeries misses out the last book (Set (set following the war).



* FieryRedhead: Sylvia

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* FieryRedhead: SylviaSylvia.



* HugeGuyTinyGirl: Christopher and Valentine

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* HugeGuyTinyGirl: Christopher and ValentineValentine.



* RageBreakingPoint: Christopher puts up with Sylvia's cheating and verbal abuse for years until [[spoiler: she has the Groby tree cut down, via Mrs. de Bray Pape in the book]]

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* RageBreakingPoint: Christopher puts up with Sylvia's cheating and verbal abuse for years until [[spoiler: she has the Groby tree cut down, via Mrs. de Bray Pape in the book]]book]].



* ShellShockedVeteran: Christopher suffers memory lapses after a head injury in the war

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* ShellShockedVeteran: Christopher suffers memory lapses after a head injury in the warwar.



* SpiritedYoungLady: Valentine

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* SpiritedYoungLady: ValentineValentine.



* The Hero: Christopher,unlike other war novels, the story focuses more Christopher's moral and psychological growth not really on the war even through he's part of it.
* Tragic Hero: Christopher [[spoiler: mercifully averted in the end.]]

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* The Hero: Christopher,unlike TheHero: Christopher, unlike other war novels, the story focuses more Christopher's moral and psychological growth not really on the war even through he's part of it.
* Tragic Hero: Christopher TragicHero: Christopher. [[spoiler: mercifully Mercifully averted in the end.]]
22nd Apr '16 2:46:24 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Creator/RogerAllam as General Campion.
** Creator/MirandaRichardson as Mrs. Wannop.
** [[Series/BoardwalkEmpire Jack Huston]] as Gerald Drake.
10th Mar '15 9:18:17 AM nombretomado
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** [[BoardwalkEmpire Jack Huston]] as Gerald Drake.

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** [[BoardwalkEmpire [[Series/BoardwalkEmpire Jack Huston]] as Gerald Drake.
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