History Literature / TheVirginSuicides

16th Dec '15 4:37:27 PM nombretomado
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* IvyLeague: One of the boys mentions applying to Yale, because his father went there, despite living in Michigan.
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* IvyLeague: IvyLeagueForEveryone: One of the boys mentions applying to Yale, because his father went there, despite living in Michigan.
24th Oct '15 6:36:08 PM CarolC
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* AbusiveParents: Downplayed, Mrs. Lisbon is strict and Mr. Lisbon is inept, but the narrative does not spend much time holding them culpable and there are many moments where they do display love toward their daughters.
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* AbusiveParents: Downplayed, Mrs. Lisbon is strict and Mr. Lisbon is inept, but the narrative does not spend much time holding them culpable and there are many moments where they do display love toward their daughters.daughters and have a difficult time recovering from their deaths.
26th Jul '15 10:11:44 AM BadSplice
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''The Virgin Suicides'' is a novel by JeffreyEugenides about the death of suburbia in the 1970s. The story is told from the point of view of a group of teenage boys who are fixated on the beautiful, sheltered, and enigmatic Lisbon girls: Bonnie, Mary, Lux, Therese and Cecilia. Armed with stolen diaries, photos, an intimate knowledge of the girls' incoming mail, and a telescope, the boys seek to solve the mystery of the girls' existence. The entire book is about the boys trying to find out the motives of the girls and the reason why they come to such an untimely end.
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''The Virgin Suicides'' is a novel by JeffreyEugenides [[Literature/{{Middlesex}} Jeffrey Eugenides]] about the death of suburbia in the 1970s. The story is told from the point of view of a group of teenage boys who are fixated on the beautiful, sheltered, and enigmatic Lisbon girls: Bonnie, Mary, Lux, Therese and Cecilia. Armed with stolen diaries, photos, an intimate knowledge of the girls' incoming mail, and a telescope, the boys seek to solve the mystery of the girls' existence. The entire book is about the boys trying to find out the motives of the girls and the reason why they come to such an untimely end.
12th Jul '15 10:01:53 PM BadSplice
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12th Jul '15 10:01:21 PM BadSplice
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2nd Jul '15 11:18:11 PM CarolC
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* AdultFear: As incompetent parents as they were, it's hard not to sympathize with the Lisbon parents. In the film adaptation, Mrs. Lisbon worriedly almost runs after the ambulance that takes Cecilia away, clutching her daughter's bedrobe, unsure of what to do.
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* AdultFear: As incompetent parents as they were, it's hard not to sympathize with the Lisbon parents.parents and they are shown to be clearly suffering long after their daughters' death. In the film adaptation, Mrs. Lisbon worriedly almost runs after the ambulance that takes Cecilia away, clutching her daughter's bedrobe, unsure of what to do.
1st Mar '15 7:52:25 PM gaimanite.pkat
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homophone error fixed
** Also - Dominic Palazzolo, who jumps off the roof yet fails to die. Unlike Cecilia, he doesn't seem to phased by his continued existence.
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** Also - Dominic Palazzolo, who jumps off the roof yet fails to die. Unlike Cecilia, he doesn't seem to phased fazed by his continued existence.
27th Feb '15 8:20:47 AM shamblingdead2
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* RightThroughHisPants : And, apparently, Lux' tights, on the football field.
6th Feb '15 3:18:37 PM CarolC
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* BungledSuicide: aformentioned Cecilia. Also - Dominic Palazzolo, who jumps off the roof yet fails to die. Unlike Cecilia, hhe doesn't seem to phased by his continued existence.
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* BungledSuicide: aformentioned Cecilia. BungledSuicide: ** Aformentioned Cecilia. ** Also - Dominic Palazzolo, who jumps off the roof yet fails to die. Unlike Cecilia, hhe he doesn't seem to phased by his continued existence. existence. ** Mary's first suicide also fails. She lives for a while before she successfully dies by sleeping pills.
23rd Jan '15 9:20:47 PM LancelotG
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* StalkingIsLove: The narrators' infatuation with the Lisbon girls.
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* StalkingIsLove: StalkerWithACrush: The narrators' infatuation with the Lisbon girls.
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