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15th Apr '16 7:02:26 PM Mdumas43073
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'''''The Invisible Man''''' is a novel by Creator/HGWells, TropeCodifier for many {{Invisibility}} tropes. ([[SimilarlyNamedWorks Not to be confused with the novel]] ''Literature/InvisibleMan'' (no definite article) by Ralph Ellison.)

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''The
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5th Mar '16 6:41:50 PM BobTanaka
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* TheSociopath: Griffin is chillingly unconcerned about anyone but himself even before he goes invisible (i.e. he robs his father, who kills himself in response. Griffin doesn't especially care).
24th Feb '16 7:48:17 PM FactoidCow
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* InvisibleStomachVisibleFood: the TropeCodifier.
** Food eaten by someone invisible is visible until it is digested. A bit eerie. And useful for seeing said people.
** Griffin smokes a cigar at one point, and Kemp can see the smoke swirling around inside his mouth and nasal passages.
3rd Jan '16 6:27:36 PM Exxolon
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''The Invisible Man'' is a novel by Creator/HGWells, TropeCodifier for many {{Invisibility}} tropes. ([[SimilarlyNamedWorks Not to be confused with the novel]] ''Literature/InvisibleMan'' (no definite article) by Ralph Ellison.)

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\n''The '''''The Invisible Man'' Man''''' is a novel by Creator/HGWells, TropeCodifier for many {{Invisibility}} tropes. ([[SimilarlyNamedWorks Not to be confused with the novel]] ''Literature/InvisibleMan'' (no definite article) by Ralph Ellison.)
13th Dec '15 6:28:41 AM Sharlee
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* VomitDiscretionShot: Unique variant; while Griffin never actually vomits, and the fact that his food remains visible until fully digested is a plot point, no actual description of what it ''looks'' like is given. Even Kemp, who witnesses Griffin eating and does describe how it appears when the man smokes, doesn't say a word about being grossed out by watching food being chewed, swallowed, or liquefied in mid-air.
13th Dec '15 6:22:42 AM Sharlee
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* HardToLightFire: Griffin's first experience sneaking around invisibly occurs because, having prepared to ignite his apartment and destroy all clues to what he's been up to, he realizes he has no matches and needs to swipe some from downstairs.
11th Dec '15 3:58:23 AM Sharlee
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* SirSwearsALot: One early sign of the bandage-wrapped stranger's villainy is his frequent [[NarrativeProfanityFilter unspecified cursing]]. One character's encounter with invisible Griffin consists of him overhearing somebody swearing in an apparently-empty road.
9th Nov '15 3:12:49 PM SpectralTime
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* WhamLine: [[spoiler:"I robbed the old man--robbed my father. The money was not his, and he shot himself."]] This is where Griffin's true personality really starts becoming apparent.

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* WhamLine: [[spoiler:"I robbed the old man--robbed my father. The money was not his, and he shot himself."]] Before this point, it is not impossible for the reader to sympathize with Griffin, despite his being a {{Jerkass}}, because he seems driven to his worse actions by the suspicion and mistreatment of the rural provincials. This is where Griffin's true personality really starts becoming apparent.
4th Oct '15 8:56:20 PM Willbyr
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* AxCrazy

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* AxCrazyAxCrazy: Griffin can become murderously psychotic when agitated...which doesn't take much.



-->"Fit of temper," said the Invisible Man. "Forgot this arm; and it's sore."
-->"You're rather liable to that sort of thing."
-->"I am."

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-->"Fit of temper," said the Invisible Man. "Forgot this arm; and it's sore."
-->"You're
"\\
"You're
rather liable to that sort of thing."
-->"I
"\\
"I
am."



* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity: Guess.

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* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity: Guess.Griffin may not have been all that stable before the invisibility experiments, but their effects on him pushed him over the edge.


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26th Aug '15 9:48:34 AM Korodzik
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* WhamLine: [[spoiler:"I robbed the old man--robbed my father. The money was not his, and he shot himself."]] This is where Griffin's true personality really starts becoming apparent.
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