History Literature / RevolutionaryRoad

7th Feb '16 1:12:03 PM creader
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Trivia trope.

* [[spoiler: DeathByChildbirth: April, although it's more like "death-by-attempted-abortion"]] * DevelopmentHell: There have been attempts to adapt the book to the screen dating back to 1967.
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* [[spoiler: DeathByChildbirth: April, [[spoiler:April, although it's more like "death-by-attempted-abortion"]] * DevelopmentHell: There have been attempts to adapt the book to the screen dating back to 1967."death-by-attempted-abortion"]]
28th Jan '16 10:17:26 AM Morgenthaler
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No Circular Links, please.
This is the plot of the novel ''RevolutionaryRoad'', which was written by Richard Yates, set in 1955, and published in 1961. In 2008, Sam Mendes directed a film version which starred his then-wife, Creator/KateWinslet and {{Leonardo DiCaprio}}.
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This is the plot of the novel ''RevolutionaryRoad'', ''Revolutionary Road'', which was written by Richard Yates, set in 1955, and published in 1961. In 2008, Sam Mendes directed a film version which starred his then-wife, Creator/KateWinslet and {{Leonardo DiCaprio}}.
24th Jun '15 1:21:11 PM BadSplice
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* {{Angst}}

* DevelopmentHell: There have been attempts to adapt the book to the screen dating back to 1967.*
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* DevelopmentHell: There have been attempts to adapt the book to the screen dating back to 1967.*

* DevelopmentHell: There have been attempts OnlySaneMan: In a strange sort of way, John. He's very aware about Frank and April's personal failings, isn't afraid to adapt speak his mind and regularly calls out the book to the screen dating back to 1967.* other characters for their hypocrisy.

* {{Springtime For Hitler}}: The sarcastic ad campaign Frank throws together that he believes will get him fired, but ends up having a promotion offered instead.
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* {{Springtime For Hitler}}: The sarcastic ad campaign Frank throws together that he believes will get him fired, but ends up having getting him a promotion offered instead.

** With Kathy Bates in the picture more like Those Three Actors...
26th May '15 9:43:34 AM WillBGood
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* MoralMyopia: Frank Wheeler. He rudely dismisses the criticisms of Norma, who calls him out on being a MasterOfMixedMessage to Maureen while also trying to be empathetic. He also confesses his affair just to get guilt off him and provoke a reaction from April and is puzzled why April really isn't bothered.
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* MoralMyopia: Frank Wheeler. He rudely dismisses the criticisms of Norma, who calls him out on being a MasterOfMixedMessage MasterOfTheMixedMessage to Maureen while also trying to be empathetic. He also confesses his affair just to get guilt off him and provoke a reaction from April and is puzzled why April really isn't bothered.
24th Mar '15 5:19:32 PM CarolC
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* MoralMyopia: Frank Wheeler. He rudely dismisses the criticisms of Norma, who calls him out on being a MasterOfMixedMessage to Maureen while also trying to be empathetic. He also confesses his affair just to get guilt off him and provoke a reaction from April and is puzzled why April really isn't bothered.
31st Dec '14 10:03:13 PM nombretomado
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This is the plot of the novel ''RevolutionaryRoad'', which was written by Richard Yates, set in 1955, and published in 1961. In 2008, Sam Mendes directed a film version which starred his then-wife, KateWinslet and {{Leonardo DiCaprio}}.
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This is the plot of the novel ''RevolutionaryRoad'', which was written by Richard Yates, set in 1955, and published in 1961. In 2008, Sam Mendes directed a film version which starred his then-wife, KateWinslet Creator/KateWinslet and {{Leonardo DiCaprio}}.
2nd Jun '14 10:35:51 PM CarolC
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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech

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* YourCheatingHeart: Frank has an affair with a secretary and April has a brief fling with Shep. Later, Frank explicitly invokes his affair just to get a reaction out of April. It doesn't work. She knows he's confessing it not out of nobility, but control.
6th May '14 6:58:58 AM CarolC
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* DevelopmentHell: There have been attempts to adapt the book to the screen dating back to 1967.
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* DevelopmentHell: There have been attempts to adapt the book to the screen dating back to 1967.* * DomesticAbuse: Frank and Shep have hit and screamed at their wives.

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* DevelopmentHell: There have been attempts to adapt the book to the screen dating back to 1967.GoodGirlsAvoidAbortion: Frank partially relies on this so April won't abort his child.
8th Mar '14 11:33:14 AM SquigPie
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* DeathByChildbirth: [[spoiler:April, although it's more like "death-by-attempted-abortion"]]
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* [[spoiler: DeathByChildbirth: [[spoiler:April, April, although it's more like "death-by-attempted-abortion"]]
17th Jan '14 12:02:28 PM Silverblade2
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trivia
* FakeAmerican: Kate Winslet
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