History Literature / TheWhippingBoy

29th May '16 8:01:02 PM PaulA
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* RoyalBrat[=/=]SpoiledBrat: Prince Horace.

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* RoyalBrat[=/=]SpoiledBrat: RoyalBrat: Prince Horace.
29th May '16 3:32:45 PM bt8257
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* EmbarrassingNickname: "Prince Brat." [[spoiler:Horace is mortified when he hears it and realizes his subjects don't respect him, which is a key moment in his character development.]]

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* EmbarrassingNickname: "Prince Brat." Brat". [[spoiler:Horace is mortified when he hears it and realizes his subjects don't respect him, which is a key moment in his character development.]]
2nd Nov '14 1:50:00 AM PaulA
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* RoyalBrat / SpoiledBrat: Prince Horace.

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* RoyalBrat / SpoiledBrat: RoyalBrat[=/=]SpoiledBrat: Prince Horace.
1st Nov '14 5:03:25 PM Jeduthun
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* PrinceAndPauper: Horace and Jemmy don't exactly look alike, but they do manage to be mistaken for eaach other.

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* PrinceAndPauper: Horace and Jemmy don't exactly look alike, but they do manage to be mistaken for eaach each other.
1st Nov '14 5:00:25 PM Jeduthun
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* AluminumChristmasTrees: Whipping boys were actually TruthInTelevision, believe it or not. Children from poor families considered it a pretty good deal, despite the whippings, since they got to be educated alongside the children of royalty.


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* DontMakeMeTakeMyBeltOff: Jemmy's job is to take spankings in place of the prince, since it's forbidden to touch royalty.
* EmbarrassingNickname: "Prince Brat." [[spoiler:Horace is mortified when he hears it and realizes his subjects don't respect him, which is a key moment in his character development.]]


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* PrinceAndPauper: Horace and Jemmy don't exactly look alike, but they do manage to be mistaken for eaach other.


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* ThoseTwoBadGuys: Hold-Your-Nose Billy and Cutwater.
30th Sep '13 11:22:49 AM Wildstar93
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* BigDamnHeroes: Betsy and Petunia arrive in time to stop the thugs from attacking the two boys. And when they refuse to let them go, Betsy yells "Sic 'em, Petunia!", and the bear chases them off.
10th Jan '13 7:14:43 PM PaulA
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''The Whipping Boy'' is a children's novel by SidFleischman.

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''The Whipping Boy'' is a children's novel by SidFleischman.
Creator/SidFleischman.
22nd Feb '12 9:28:22 AM rt2012
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* ButtMonkey: Jemmy, which kind of comes with the territory of being a whipping boy.



* RoyalBrat: Prince Horace.

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* RoyalBrat: RoyalBrat / SpoiledBrat: Prince Horace.
16th Feb '12 2:19:16 PM CoolKitten
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Prince Horace, better known as "Prince Brat", runs away from home, and forces his servant Jemmy (whose job it is to be whipped in the prince's place whenever the prince misbehaves, since it's illegal to whup royalty) to accompany him.

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Prince Horace, better known as "Prince Brat", runs away from home, and forces his servant Jemmy (whose job it is to be whipped in the prince's place whenever the prince misbehaves, since it's illegal to whup whip royalty) to accompany him.



* CharacterDevelopment: Prince Horace towards the end. Jemmy to a certain extent as well.



* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Hold-Your-Nose Billy and Cutwater.



* TheRunaway: Prince Horace.

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* TheRunaway: Prince Horace.Horace runs away out of sheer boredom and drags Jemmy along for the ride.
30th Jan '12 12:49:38 AM PaulA
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''The Whipping Boy'' is a children's novel by SidFleischman.

Prince Horace, better known as "Prince Brat", runs away from home, and forces his servant Jemmy (whose job it is to be whipped in the prince's place whenever the prince misbehaves, since it's illegal to whup royalty) to accompany him.

Winner of the 1987 NewberyMedal.

!!This book provides examples of:

* BreakTheHaughty: Prince Horace.
* FluffyTheTerrible: Betsy's dancing bear, Petunia.
* LonelyRichKid: Prince Horace.
* MistakenForServant: When the prince and Jemmy are abducted, the abductors believe Jemmy is the prince and Horace is the whipping boy, because Jemmy has better manners and hasn't been shirking his education.
* PrideBeforeAFall: Prince Horace.
* RoyalBrat: Prince Horace.
* TheRunaway: Prince Horace.
* TheScapegoat: Jemmy's role as the whipping boy.
* StreetSmart: Jemmy.
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