History Literature / TheWestingGame

6th Apr '16 10:41:12 AM DrSlide
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* BerserkButton: Don't pull Turtle's braid. Seriously, don't.

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* BerserkButton: Don't pull Turtle's braid. Seriously, don't.braid unless you want a good hard kick in the shin.
20th Feb '16 8:38:46 PM Landis
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* LostInTranslation: "The heir who wins the windfall will be the one who finds the..."

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* LostInTranslation: "The heir who wins the windfall will be the one who finds the...the fourth..."
1st Dec '15 4:39:29 PM PaulA
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* [[spoiler:AttendingYourOwnFuneral: Westing attends the will reading and sessions of the Game in the guise of one of the heirs.]]

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* [[spoiler:AttendingYourOwnFuneral: Westing AttendingYourOwnFuneral: [[spoiler:Westing attends the will reading and sessions of the Game in the guise of one of the heirs.]]
1st Dec '15 4:28:25 PM Syrika
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* AttendingYourOwnFuneral: [[spoiler:Westing attends the will reading and sessions of the Game in the guise of one of the heirs.]]

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* AttendingYourOwnFuneral: [[spoiler:Westing [[spoiler:AttendingYourOwnFuneral: Westing attends the will reading and sessions of the Game in the guise of one of the heirs.]]
21st Jul '15 8:27:15 PM SaraJaye
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* ParentalSubstitute: Turtle starts clinging to Flora Bambauch as her mother figure, feeling ignored by Grace.
16th Jun '15 7:56:41 AM dsneybuf
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* DemotedToExtra: The increased focus on Turtle and Chris makes this affect all the other heirs to a degree, but Jake Wexler, Doug Hoo, and Dr. Deere in particular don't even get to play the game. The doctor only appears once in the whole movie.

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* DemotedToExtra: The increased focus on Turtle and Chris makes this affect all the other heirs to a degree, but Jake Wexler, Doug Hoo, and Dr. Deere in particular don't even get to play the game. The doctor Dr. Deere only appears once in the whole movie.
26th Apr '15 12:19:03 PM TheMightyHeptagon
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* ThemedAliases: The big reveal surrounds someone's aliases selected by this trope: [[spoiler: the eponymous Mr. Westing was one of four aliases all with names containing a cardinal direction.]]

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* ThemedAliases: The big reveal surrounds someone's aliases selected by this trope: [[spoiler: Windy Windkloppel chose the eponymous Mr. Westing was one of four aliases all with names containing a cardinal direction."Sam '''West'''ing", "Barney '''North'''rup", "Sandy [=Mc=]'''South'''ers" and "Julian R. '''East'''man".]]
20th Apr '15 9:00:36 PM SharleeD
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* CollectorOfTheStrange: Flora Baumbach's late daughter collected fabric swatches from her mother's dress shop.
17th Apr '15 10:19:18 AM bkitu
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** Sandy's limp, when Turtle knew she had never kicked him [[spoiler:gave away he was actually Barney Northrup]].

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** Sandy's [[spoiler:Sandy's]] limp, when Turtle knew she had never kicked him [[spoiler:gave away he was actually Barney Northrup]].
29th Mar '15 2:08:42 AM PaulA
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* TechMarchesOn: Westing's game simply wouldn't have been workable in the internet era. Most teams' sets of clues would cough up the right [[spoiler: song title]] on page one of a Google search.



* TechnologyMarchesOn: Chris' main hobby has changed from birdwatching to computing. He and Turtle have a special program for compiling out the clues they collect, and some of the book's ChessMotifs become incorporated in a virtual chess game between Chris and [[spoiler:Sam Westing]].
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