History Literature / TheGirlsSeries

11th Jun '17 8:17:32 PM nombretomado
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* ShowWithinAShow: In ''Girls in Tears'', Nadine has become a fan of a fantasy TV series called ''Xanadu'', an obvious pastiche of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' and ''XenaWarriorPrincess''.

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* ShowWithinAShow: In ''Girls in Tears'', Nadine has become a fan of a fantasy TV series called ''Xanadu'', an obvious pastiche of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' and ''XenaWarriorPrincess''.''Series/XenaWarriorPrincess''.
5th Nov '16 8:56:43 PM Fangusu
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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: In the live-action version, Ellie - whose characterisation largely revolves around her weight and other looks issues - is played by the pretty Olivia Hallinan.
** Dan as well. While not overly attractive in the live-action version, the fact he's a glasses-wearing, nerdy boy with hair that sticks up and also younger and more immature than Ellie in the novels isn't the case in the show.

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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: In the live-action version, television adaptation, Ellie - whose characterisation largely revolves around her weight and other looks issues - is played by the pretty Olivia Hallinan.
** Dan is described as well. While not overly attractive in the live-action version, the fact he's a glasses-wearing, spiky-haired bespectacled nerdy boy with hair that sticks up and also who is younger and more immature less mature than Ellie in the novels isn't novels. This description is not the case in the show.



* FatIdiot: Inverted. Ellie, who is described as being overweight, does not always use her common sense, but it is shown several times that she is far more intelligent than her two skinny friends, Magda and Nadine, especially when it comes to meeting boys.



* HugeSchoolgirl: Ellie seems to consider herself one. May also apply to Nadine, who is described as very tall.
* ImportantHaircut: After experiencing AttemptedRape, Magda gets her hair cut into a short, unflattering style and dyed back from blonde to her natural colour, believing this will stop boys assuming she'll sleep with them. When she regains her confidence, she gets it cut again into a better style, and dyed bright red.

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* HugeSchoolgirl: Ellie seems to consider herself one. May also apply to Nadine, who is described embarrassed about her weight, and expresses some DCupDistress as very tall.
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* ImportantHaircut: After experiencing AttemptedRape, Magda gets her hair cut into a short, unflattering style and dyed back from blonde to her natural colour, color, believing that this will stop boys from assuming she'll she will sleep with them. When she regains her confidence, she gets it cut again into a better style, and dyed bright red.



* JustFriends: Ellie insists Dan is this throughout most of the first book and first series of the live action version, even though he insists differently.

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* JustFriends: Ellie insists than Dan is this throughout most of the first book and first series of the live action version, even though he insists differently.



* LovingAShadow: Ellie builds up a romantic image of Kevin in her head, only to discover he's very different from who she thought he was (and is gay as well.) When Dan later dumps her for Gail, Ellie wonders if she was just a fantasy figure to him.
* MasculineGirlFeminineBoy: Natasha and Eggs, lampshaded in a scene where they dress up in each other's clothes.

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* LovingAShadow: Ellie builds up a romantic image of Kevin in her head, only to discover he's very different from who she thought that he was (and is gay as well.) gay; they still become good platonic friends, though. When Dan later dumps her for Gail, Ellie wonders if she her idea about Dan was just a fantasy figure to him.
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* MasculineGirlFeminineBoy: Natasha and Eggs, Eggs; lampshaded in a scene where they dress up in each other's clothes.
19th Aug '16 2:49:42 AM foxley
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* PassingNotesInClass: Happens in an episode of the TV series, with Magda passing a note to her friends about her crush on the teacher. The teacher catches them, but Nadine [[EatTheEvidence eats the note]] rather than have to read it out to the class.
8th Aug '16 8:24:24 PM foxley
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* GoneSwimmingClothesStolen: In an episode of the TV series, the girls take revenge on Magda's ex by doing this. They steal his togs while he is in the shower at the pool, and then remove all of his clothes from his locker.
8th Aug '16 8:19:01 PM foxley
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* EatTheEvidence: In the TV series, when the girls are caught passing notes in art class, Nadine eats the note rather than have to read it out.
17th Apr '15 9:08:52 AM talltalltree
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* MasculineGirlFeminineBoy: Natasha and Eggs, lampshaded in a scene where they dress up in each other's clothes.
26th Feb '15 8:36:39 PM jormis29
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A series of books by JacquelineWilson, aimed at teenagers, following three girls through their third year of high school as they deal with the issues of teenage life. The series includes subjects ranging from everyday problems, to very serious things.

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A series of books by JacquelineWilson, Creator/JacquelineWilson, aimed at teenagers, following three girls through their third year of high school as they deal with the issues of teenage life. The series includes subjects ranging from everyday problems, to very serious things.
22nd Feb '15 2:24:09 PM ThatIrishReader
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** Dan as well. While not overly attractive in the live-action version, the fact he's a glasses-wearing, nerdy boy with hair that sticks up and also younger and more immature than Ellie in the novels isn't the case in the show.
28th Oct '14 4:46:23 AM JillBug
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* LovingAShadow: Ellie builds up a romantic image of Kevin in her head, only to discover he's very different from who she thought he was (and is gay as well.) When Dan later dumps her for Gail, she wonders if she was just a fantasy figure to him.

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* LovingAShadow: Ellie builds up a romantic image of Kevin in her head, only to discover he's very different from who she thought he was (and is gay as well.) When Dan later dumps her for Gail, she Ellie wonders if she was just a fantasy figure to him.
28th Oct '14 4:46:12 AM JillBug
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* LovingAShadow: Ellie builds up a romantic image of Kevin in her head, only to discover he's very different from who she thought he was (and is gay as well.) When Dan later dumps her for Gail, she wonders if she was just a fantasy figure to him.
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