History Literature / TheManWhoWasThursday

11th Dec '17 11:37:27 AM SoapheadChurch
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* AllJustADream: No, that's not a spoiler; it's right there in the subtitle. Chesterton actually wrote an article [[TakeThat specifically criticizing the readers and critics who overlooked that in their interpretations of the work]].
** To be fair, it's not totally clear given that the protagonist "wakes" to find himself walking and in the middle of a conversation.

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* AllJustADream: No, that's not a spoiler; it's right there in the subtitle. Chesterton actually wrote an article [[TakeThat specifically criticizing the readers and critics who overlooked that in their interpretations of the work]].
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work]]. To be fair, it's not totally clear given that the protagonist "wakes" to find himself walking and in the middle of a conversation.conversation. But again, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin it's right in the damn title.]]



* BeautyEqualsGoodness: Good characters look wholesome, evil characters look creepy in some way--and seeing what a character ''really'' looks like is enough to convince the other characters what side he's really on.
** But many characters are wearing some form of disguise. The beauty that marks their goodness is subsurface.

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* BeautyEqualsGoodness: Good characters look wholesome, evil characters look creepy in some way--and seeing what a character ''really'' looks like is enough to convince the other characters what side he's really on.
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on. But many characters are wearing some form of disguise. The beauty that marks their goodness is subsurface.



* [[spoiler:FlockOfWolves]]: Used to the point of hilarity, as well as one the novel's major twists.
* GainaxEnding

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* [[spoiler:FlockOfWolves]]: FlockOfWolves: Used to the point of hilarity, as well as one the novel's major twists.
* GainaxEndingGainaxEnding: The whole thing takes a major turn for the surreal, right before the protagonist wakes up from his dream. Which he somehow had while walking, in the midst of a conversation.



* {{God}}: No, Sunday is not He, though it was a popular interpretation. Chesterton {{Jossed}} this view by WordOfGod.
** Further WordOfGod on the subject, from two different articles:

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* {{God}}: No, Sunday is not He, though it was a popular interpretation. Chesterton {{Jossed}} this view by WordOfGod.
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WordOfGod. Further WordOfGod on the subject, from two different articles:
3rd Dec '17 11:06:54 AM dvorak
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->''"Put him in a pair of smoked spectacles... and you give even that honest angel a visage that would make a child scream."''
3rd Dec '17 10:48:18 AM dvorak
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* ComicBookAdaptation: A webcomic, actually: [[WebComic/LittleTales]] intersperses an adapted version between its usual SliceOfLife strips.

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* ComicBookAdaptation: A webcomic, actually: [[WebComic/LittleTales]] ''WebComic/LittleTales'' intersperses an adapted version between its usual SliceOfLife strips.
3rd Dec '17 10:47:32 AM dvorak
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* ComicBookAdaptation: A webcomic, actually: [[WebComic/LittleTales]] intersperses an adapted version between its usual SliceOfLife strips.
9th Sep '17 4:41:35 PM metaceejay97
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* GenderLift: Dr. Gregory "Saturday" Bell, a male, was played by female Creator/AnaUlaruin the film adaptation.

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* GenderLift: Dr. Gregory "Saturday" Bell, a male, was played by female Creator/AnaUlaruin Creator/AnaUlaru in the film adaptation.
31st Aug '17 2:52:29 PM metaceejay97
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* GenderLift: Dr. Gregory "Saturday" Bell, a male, was played by female Creator/AnaUlaruin the film adaptation.
28th Aug '17 11:29:36 AM metaceejay97
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An adaptation starring Creator/FrancoisArnaud, Creator/AnaUlaru, and Creator/JordiMolia was released in 2016 to critical acclaim.
27th Aug '17 6:39:56 AM JustTroper
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* MocksteryTale: [[spoiler:There was really never any anarchist conspiracy, and the whole detective plot is just a framing device for a religious story.]]
2nd Apr '17 4:35:08 PM DustSnitch
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* MeaningfulName: Rosamond, whose name is derived from the Latin ''rosa mundi,'' or "Rose of the World," one of the many, ''[[IHaveManyNames many]]'' titles given to {{Jesus}}. Also, the titles for the members of the Council of Days.

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* MeaningfulName: Rosamond, whose name is derived from the Latin ''rosa mundi,'' or "Rose of the World," one of the many, ''[[IHaveManyNames many]]'' titles given to {{Jesus}}.UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}}. Also, the titles for the members of the Council of Days.
14th Feb '17 11:26:45 AM Jeduthun
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* BombThrowingAnarchist: Deconstructed

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* BombThrowingAnarchist: DeconstructedDeconstructed.
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