History Literature / ThePrinceAndThePauper

2nd Jun '17 8:26:04 AM JamesAustin
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* AdaptationalVillainy: After the prince is born, Henry cruelly tells UsefulNotes/JaneSeymour she no longer has any reason to exist. Say what you will of UsefulNotes/HenryVIII, it's known that he absolutely adored his third wife.

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* AdaptationalVillainy: After the prince is born, Henry cruelly tells UsefulNotes/JaneSeymour UsefulNotes/JaneSeymourRoyalty she no longer has any reason to exist. Say what you will of UsefulNotes/HenryVIII, it's known that he absolutely adored his third wife.
11th May '17 9:35:54 PM LBHills
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[[caption-width-right:285:Left: Edward VI of England. Right: Tom Canty. [[IdenticalStranger We think...]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:285:Left: Edward VI of England. Right: Tom Canty. [[IdenticalStranger We think...]]]]
Or, uh, maybe vice versa?]]]]
11th May '17 9:34:22 PM LBHills
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* HaveAGayOldTime: The text uses "ejaculated" and "orgies" often.
* HiddenPurposeTest: Tom conducts one using ReversePsychology to prove an alleged witch and her daughter innocent.

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* HaveAGayOldTime: The text uses "ejaculated" 'ejaculated' (in the sense of 'exclaimed') and "orgies" 'orgies' (in the sense of 'drunken debauchery') often.
* HiddenPurposeTest: Tom conducts one using ReversePsychology to prove an alleged witch and her daughter innocent. Not that he thought it through: he just thought seeing a genuine witch cast a spell would be neat.
3rd May '17 12:41:37 PM KingLyger
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[[caption-width-right:285:Left: Edward VI of England. Right: Tom Canty. [[UnreliableNarrator I think...]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:285:Left: Edward VI of England. Right: Tom Canty. [[UnreliableNarrator I [[IdenticalStranger We think...]]]]
3rd May '17 12:41:17 PM KingLyger
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* [[AbusiveParents Abusive Parent]]: John Canty is a drunkard and brute who terrorizes his wife, son and daughters.
* AcquiredSituationalNarcissism: Tom Canty suffers a bit of this.

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* [[AbusiveParents Abusive Parent]]: AbusiveParents: John Canty is a drunkard and brute who terrorizes his wife, son and daughters.
daughters. Tom's grandmother is just as bad, often encouraging Tom's father to do it.
* AcquiredSituationalNarcissism: Tom Canty suffers a bit of this. this as a result of becoming king. Then again, who can blame him?



* FishOutOfWater

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* FishOutOfWaterFishOutOfWater: Both Tom and Edward, for different reasons. The former sees what the upper class is truly like, and the latter sees how horrible the underclasses have it.



* HaveAGayOldTime: It uses "ejaculated" and "orgies" often.

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* HaveAGayOldTime: It The text uses "ejaculated" and "orgies" often.



* HistoricalDomainCharacter: Edward, Elizabeth, Mary, Jane...
* IdenticalStranger

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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: Edward, Elizabeth, Mary, Jane... \n There's a lot. The text even notes the real Edward VI died at the age of fifteen.
* IdenticalStrangerIdenticalStranger: Perhaps not the UrExample, but assuredly the TropeMaker.



* KingIncognito
* MockMillionaire

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* KingIncognito
KingIncognito: Through no fault of his own, but Edward ends up in the role of a street urchin.
* MockMillionaireMockMillionaire: Tom really isn't quite sure what to do with all of his newfound money and power. It won't stop him from enjoying it.



* RagsToRiches: Tom.
* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: Edward.
* StreetUrchin: Tom.
* SwappedRoles

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* RagsToRiches: Tom.
Tom goes from a street urchin begging for coins to the king of England thanks to a misunderstanding. [[spoiler:At the end of the story, he also ends up as the King's Ward, so he'll never be poor again.]]
* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: Edward.
Edward, and Tom in his place. This trope also guides Edward's character development, from a well-meaning yet ignorant prince to a just and noble king.
* StreetUrchin: Tom.
Tom, who lives in a house among many other mouths to feed.
* SwappedRolesSwappedRoles: One of the oldest and most famous examples, where a street urchin and a king swap places out of misguided desires to see how the other side lives.



* WiseBeyondTheirYears: Both Edward and Tom.

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* WiseBeyondTheirYears: Both Edward and Tom.Tom are awfully intelligent young men, the former being well-educated and the latter having good street smarts and empathy.
4th Mar '17 11:08:50 AM nombretomado
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''The Prince and the Pauper'' is an 1882 MarkTwain HistoricalFiction novel about a StreetUrchin named Tom Canty and Prince Edward VI of England switching places. Tom has always dreamed of a better life, and the Prince is fascinated by Tom's lifestyle. When they exchange clothes just for fun, they accidentally end up mistaken for each other, and the boys become forced into each other's everyday situation. Tom has matters of national importance to attend to and has a hard time adjusting to court life, and Prince Edward finds out just how hard an urchin's life is.

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''The Prince and the Pauper'' is an 1882 MarkTwain Creator/MarkTwain HistoricalFiction novel about a StreetUrchin named Tom Canty and Prince Edward VI of England switching places. Tom has always dreamed of a better life, and the Prince is fascinated by Tom's lifestyle. When they exchange clothes just for fun, they accidentally end up mistaken for each other, and the boys become forced into each other's everyday situation. Tom has matters of national importance to attend to and has a hard time adjusting to court life, and Prince Edward finds out just how hard an urchin's life is.
23rd Feb '17 8:05:25 AM dsneybuf
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The book was adapted to film many times. A 1937 film adaptation starred Creator/ErrolFlynn as Miles Hendon and Creator/ClaudeRains as the villainous Earl of Hartford. A 1990 animated cartoon short of the same name stars ''Disney/MickeyMouse'' (in his dual role) as both the prince and the pauper who exchange clothes and swap identities but one of them was captured by the captain of the guards, ''Disney/{{Pete}}'', along with ''Disney/DonaldDuck'' (just before ''Disney/{{Goofy}}'' rescues them). The cartoon short was released as a [[WaltDisneyHomeVideo/WaltDisneyMiniClassics Walt Disney Mini Classic]] in 1991 on VHS by Creator/WaltDisneyHomeVideo (and recently re-released on DVD). A 2004 version had Barbie (in her dual role) as the princess and the pauper who exchange clothes and swap identities (the 2004 Creator/{{Lionsgate}} DVD release is long out of print but the 2010 Creator/{{Universal}} DVD re-issue is still available). A 2007 updated version stars Dylan and Cole Sprouse (TV's The Suite Life of Zack & Cody) alongside Kay Panabaker (Fame) as their ultra cute versions of Tom Canty and Prince Edward. A most recent version had Ross Lynch and Maia Mitchell who accidentally switch places with Garrett Clayton and Grace Phipps, hence the official name of ''Film/TeenBeachMovie'', shown on Disney Channel, as a beach-side adaption of the classic story.

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The book was adapted to film many times. A 1937 film adaptation starred Creator/ErrolFlynn as Miles Hendon and Creator/ClaudeRains as the villainous Earl of Hartford. A 1990 animated cartoon short of the same name stars ''Disney/MickeyMouse'' (in his dual role) as both the prince and the pauper who exchange clothes and swap identities but one of them was captured by the captain of the guards, ''Disney/{{Pete}}'', along with ''Disney/DonaldDuck'' (just before ''Disney/{{Goofy}}'' rescues them). The cartoon short was released as a [[WaltDisneyHomeVideo/WaltDisneyMiniClassics Walt Disney Mini Classic]] in 1991 on VHS by Creator/WaltDisneyHomeVideo (and recently re-released on DVD). A 2004 version had Barbie (in her dual role) as the princess and the pauper who exchange clothes and swap identities (the 2004 Creator/{{Lionsgate}} DVD release is long out of print but the 2010 Creator/{{Universal}} DVD re-issue is still available). A 2007 updated version stars Dylan and Cole Sprouse (TV's The Suite Life of Zack & Cody) alongside Kay Panabaker (Fame) as their ultra cute versions of Tom Canty and Prince Edward. A most recent version had Ross Lynch and Maia Mitchell who accidentally switch places with Garrett Clayton and Grace Phipps, hence the official name of ''Film/TeenBeachMovie'', shown on Disney Channel, as a beach-side adaption of the classic story.
25th Jan '17 7:49:42 AM jamespolk
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'''''The Prince and the Pauper''''' is an 1882 MarkTwain HistoricalFiction novel about a StreetUrchin named Tom Canty and Prince Edward VI of England switching places. Tom has always dreamed of a better life, and the Prince is fascinated by Tom's lifestyle. When they exchange clothes just for fun, they accidentally end up mistaken for each other, and the boys become forced into each other's everyday situation. Tom has matters of national importance to attend to and has a hard time adjusting to court life, and Prince Edward finds out just how hard an urchin's life is.

The book was adapted to film many times. A 1990 animated cartoon short of the same name stars ''Disney/MickeyMouse'' (in his dual role) as both the prince and the pauper who exchange clothes and swap identities but one of them was captured by the captain of the guards, ''Disney/{{Pete}}'', along with ''Disney/DonaldDuck'' (just before ''Disney/{{Goofy}}'' rescues them). The cartoon short was released as a [[WaltDisneyHomeVideo/WaltDisneyMiniClassics Walt Disney Mini Classic]] in 1991 on VHS by Creator/WaltDisneyHomeVideo (and recently re-released on DVD). A 2004 version had Barbie (in her dual role) as the princess and the pauper who exchange clothes and swap identities (the 2004 Creator/{{Lionsgate}} DVD release is long out of print but the 2010 Creator/{{Universal}} DVD re-issue is still available). A 2007 updated version stars Dylan and Cole Sprouse (TV's The Suite Life of Zack & Cody) alongside Kay Panabaker (Fame) as their ultra cute versions of Tom Canty and Prince Edward. A most recent version had Ross Lynch and Maia Mitchell who accidentally switch places with Garrett Clayton and Grace Phipps, hence the official name of ''Film/TeenBeachMovie'', shown on Disney Channel, as a beach-side adaption of the classic story.

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'''''The ''The Prince and the Pauper''''' Pauper'' is an 1882 MarkTwain HistoricalFiction novel about a StreetUrchin named Tom Canty and Prince Edward VI of England switching places. Tom has always dreamed of a better life, and the Prince is fascinated by Tom's lifestyle. When they exchange clothes just for fun, they accidentally end up mistaken for each other, and the boys become forced into each other's everyday situation. Tom has matters of national importance to attend to and has a hard time adjusting to court life, and Prince Edward finds out just how hard an urchin's life is.

The book was adapted to film many times. A 1937 film adaptation starred Creator/ErrolFlynn as Miles Hendon and Creator/ClaudeRains as the villainous Earl of Hartford. A 1990 animated cartoon short of the same name stars ''Disney/MickeyMouse'' (in his dual role) as both the prince and the pauper who exchange clothes and swap identities but one of them was captured by the captain of the guards, ''Disney/{{Pete}}'', along with ''Disney/DonaldDuck'' (just before ''Disney/{{Goofy}}'' rescues them). The cartoon short was released as a [[WaltDisneyHomeVideo/WaltDisneyMiniClassics Walt Disney Mini Classic]] in 1991 on VHS by Creator/WaltDisneyHomeVideo (and recently re-released on DVD). A 2004 version had Barbie (in her dual role) as the princess and the pauper who exchange clothes and swap identities (the 2004 Creator/{{Lionsgate}} DVD release is long out of print but the 2010 Creator/{{Universal}} DVD re-issue is still available). A 2007 updated version stars Dylan and Cole Sprouse (TV's The Suite Life of Zack & Cody) alongside Kay Panabaker (Fame) as their ultra cute versions of Tom Canty and Prince Edward. A most recent version had Ross Lynch and Maia Mitchell who accidentally switch places with Garrett Clayton and Grace Phipps, hence the official name of ''Film/TeenBeachMovie'', shown on Disney Channel, as a beach-side adaption of the classic story.
23rd Jan '17 8:57:13 PM jamespolk
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* ActuallyPrettyFunny: In the 1937 movie, Tom [[spoiler:using the Great Seal for a nutcracker]] got everyone, including the Archduke, laughing after a moment.


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* ActuallyPrettyFunny: Tom using the Great Seal for a nutcracker got everyone, including the Archduke, laughing after a moment.
* AdaptationalVillainy: After the prince is born, Henry cruelly tells UsefulNotes/JaneSeymour she no longer has any reason to exist. Say what you will of UsefulNotes/HenryVIII, it's known that he absolutely adored his third wife.
23rd Jan '17 8:40:31 PM jamespolk
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* UsefulNotes/TheHouseOfTudor



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!!Tropes found in the 1937 film:

* MatchCut: Between the Prince of Wales newborn in his bed, and the newborn pauper boy in his.
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