History Literature / TheGraveyardBook

5th Jan '16 2:04:02 PM DarkStarling
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* HistoricalInJoke: It's possible that Silas the Vampire, living in a central London Cemetery, is a reference to the Highgate Vampire from the 1970s. If so, Silas clearly outsmarted his pursuers.
13th Dec '15 8:34:56 AM Jayalaw
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* ChekhovsArmory: Eevery bit of the graveyard comes in handy when Bod has to outwit [[spoiler: the Jacks]]
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* ChekhovsArmory: Eevery Every bit of the graveyard comes in handy when Bod has to outwit [[spoiler: the Jacks]]
27th Oct '15 5:47:50 AM Jayalaw
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* [[spoiler:BittersweetEnding: Bod defeats the Man Jack and grows old enough to leave the graveyard, to explore the world to his liking. However, he no longer has a proper home and his childhood friend Scarlett has forgotten about him. Also, Mrs. Lupescu pulled a HeroicSacrifice to save him.]]
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* [[spoiler:BittersweetEnding: BittersweetEnding:[[spoiler: Bod defeats the Man Jack and grows old enough to leave the graveyard, to explore the world to his liking. However, he no longer has a proper home and his childhood friend Scarlett has forgotten about him. Also, Mrs. Lupescu pulled a HeroicSacrifice to save him.]]

* [[spoiler:BittersweetEnding: ChekhovsArmory: Eevery bit of the graveyard comes in handy when Bod defeats has to outwit [[spoiler: the Man Jacks]] ** The overgrown part of the graveyard [[spoiler: serves as a natural trap for the first Jack, who has a silken cord.]] ** The ghoul gate sucks in [[spoiler: two of the Jacks, and Bod gives them a chance to live instead of getting crushed by the closing door]]. ** The Sleer [[spoiler: "protects" Jack and grows old Frost as his master, dragging him into the earth]]. * ChekhovsSkill: Bod's ability to "fade," or turn invisible. [[spoiler: When Jack Frost corners him in the house, this ability buys him enough time to leave escape with Scarlet to the graveyard, to explore the world to his liking. However, he no longer has a proper home and his childhood friend Scarlett has forgotten about him. Also, Mrs. Lupescu pulled a HeroicSacrifice to save him.]]graveyard]].

** Mr. Owens reveals that a girl he knew was the same way, one day liking him and the next say throwing an apple at him. Mrs. Owens insists that [[NoExceptYes "it was a pear"]].
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** Mr. Owens reveals that a girl he knew was the same way, one day liking him and the next say day throwing an apple at him. Mrs. Owens insists that [[NoExceptYes "it was a pear"]].
11th Sep '15 7:31:59 AM Morgenthaler
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Who Is This Guy Again has been disambiguated due to misuse. Examples will be moved to other tropes where appropriate.
* WhoIsThisGuyAgain: Bod in school. See below.
6th Sep '15 6:01:50 PM nombretomado
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Think of a {{goth}}ic [[Literature/TheJungleBook Jungle Book]]. Written by NeilGaiman and published in 2008. Illustrated by DaveMcKean in the US edition and [[Literature/TheEdgeChronicles Chris Riddell]] in the UK. NeilGaiman has won a swag of awards, including the HugoAward and both the NewberyMedal and the CarnegieMedal (it is the first book ever to win the Newbery and Carnegie).
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Think of a {{goth}}ic [[Literature/TheJungleBook Jungle Book]]. Written by NeilGaiman Creator/NeilGaiman and published in 2008. Illustrated by DaveMcKean in the US edition and [[Literature/TheEdgeChronicles Chris Riddell]] in the UK. NeilGaiman Creator/NeilGaiman has won a swag of awards, including the HugoAward and both the NewberyMedal and the CarnegieMedal (it is the first book ever to win the Newbery and Carnegie).
10th Aug '15 12:39:54 PM bt8257
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* {{Sugar and Ice Personality}}: Silas.
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* {{Sugar and Ice Personality}}: SugarAndIcePersonality: Silas.

** Mr. Owens reveals that a girl he knew was the same way, one day liking him and the next say throwing an apple at him. Mrs. Owens insists that [[NoexceptYes "it was a pear"]].
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** Mr. Owens reveals that a girl he knew was the same way, one day liking him and the next say throwing an apple at him. Mrs. Owens insists that [[NoexceptYes [[NoExceptYes "it was a pear"]].

12th Jul '15 12:48:57 PM ProfessorGrimm
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** Hathi: Elizabeth Hempstock
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** Hathi: Kaa: Elizabeth Hempstock
12th Jul '15 12:45:29 PM ProfessorGrimm
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* TheAtoner: Silas. He admits to Bod at one time, he was ''worse'' than the Man Jack, which is why he joined the [[spoiler: the Honor Guard.]
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* TheAtoner: Silas. He admits to Bod at one time, he was ''worse'' than the Man Jack, which is why he joined the [[spoiler: the Honor Guard.]]]
12th Jul '15 12:37:00 PM ProfessorGrimm
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* TheAtoner: Silas. He admits to Bod at one time, he was ''worse'' than the Man Jack, which is why he joined the [[spoiler: the Honor Guard.]

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* YouCantGoHomeAgain: [[spoiler: Bod was given the Freedom of the Graveyard so he could be safe from the Jacks of All Trades. But after their defeated, Bod doesn't need it anymore, and that mean he can't even ''see'' his friends and adopted family.]]
10th Jul '15 5:32:20 PM ProfessorGrimm
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** Kaa: Liza Hempstock
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