History Literature / WarAndPeace

12th Nov '17 12:56:05 PM JamesSwann
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Famous for its [[{{Doorstopper}} massive size]], [[ContemplateOurNavels alleged unreadability]] and being considered one of the greatest novels ever written.

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Famous for its [[{{Doorstopper}} massive size]], [[ContemplateOurNavels alleged unreadability]] and being considered one of the greatest novels ever written. \n Also considered to be brilliant as a paperweight. Or for whacking someone across the head if you need too...
9th Nov '17 7:04:25 AM Synchronicity
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** Nikolain [[spoiler:falls in love with Marya while away from Sonya]].

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** Nikolain Nikolai [[spoiler:falls in love with Marya while away from Sonya]].
9th Nov '17 7:03:50 AM Synchronicity
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-->'''Marya Dmitrievna''': "If you still try to defend the infamies and horrors perpetrated by that Antichrist--I really believe he is Antichrist--I will have nothing more to do with you and you are no longer my friend, no longer my 'faithful slave,' as you call yourself!" * AbusiveParents: Old Prince Bolkonsky is emotionally abusive to his daughter Marya; he frequently rags on her for her looks and she has to bear the brunt of his mood swings. He's slightly less abusive to Lise, his daughter-in-law, but doesn't really bother hiding his disdain for her.

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-->'''Marya Dmitrievna''': "If you still try to defend the infamies and horrors perpetrated by that Antichrist--I really believe he is Antichrist--I will have nothing more to do with you and you are no longer my friend, no longer my 'faithful slave,' as you call yourself!" yourself!"
* AbusiveParents: Old Prince Bolkonsky is emotionally abusive to his daughter Marya; he frequently rags on her for her looks and she has to bear the brunt of his mood swings. He's slightly less abusive to Lise, his daughter-in-law, but doesn't really bother hiding his disdain for her.
9th Nov '17 6:59:37 AM Synchronicity
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* TheAntichrist: Buonaparte, obviously.
--> "If you still try to defend the infamies and horrors perpetrated by that Antichrist--I really believe he is Antichrist--I will have nothing more to do with you and you are no longer my friend, no longer my 'faithful slave,' as you call yourself!" --Marya Dmitrievna
* AbusiveParents: Old Prince Bolkonsky to his daughter Marya, less so to Lise.
* AbsenceMakesTheHeartGoYonder: Natasha to Andrei, and later [[spoiler:Nikolai Rostov to Sonya.]]

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* TheAntichrist: Buonaparte, obviously.
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Invoked; Bonaparte is seen as this by a number of characters in line due to his aptitude for warfare.
-->'''Marya Dmitrievna''':
"If you still try to defend the infamies and horrors perpetrated by that Antichrist--I really believe he is Antichrist--I will have nothing more to do with you and you are no longer my friend, no longer my 'faithful slave,' as you call yourself!" --Marya Dmitrievna
* AbusiveParents: Old Prince Bolkonsky is emotionally abusive to his daughter Marya, Marya; he frequently rags on her for her looks and she has to bear the brunt of his mood swings. He's slightly less so abusive to Lise.
Lise, his daughter-in-law, but doesn't really bother hiding his disdain for her.
* AbsenceMakesTheHeartGoYonder: AbsenceMakesTheHeartGoYonder:
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Natasha to Andrei, and later [[spoiler:Nikolai Rostov to Sonya.]]is seduced by Anatole during her separation from Andrei.
** Nikolain [[spoiler:falls in love with Marya while away from Sonya]].
9th Nov '17 6:51:20 AM RoseAndHeather
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* AbsenceMakesTheHeartGoYonder: Natasha to Andrei, and later [[spoiler:Nikolai Rostov to Marya Bolkonskaya.]]

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* AbsenceMakesTheHeartGoYonder: Natasha to Andrei, and later [[spoiler:Nikolai Rostov to Marya Bolkonskaya.Sonya.]]
9th Nov '17 3:49:51 AM yukim4ru
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--> "If you still try to defend the infamies and horrors perpetrated by that Antichrist--I really believe he is Antichrist--I will have nothing more to do with you and you are no longer my friend, no longer my 'faithful slave,' as you call yourself!" --Marya Dmitrievna
9th Nov '17 3:48:03 AM yukim4ru
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* TheAntichrist: Buonaparte, obviously.
* AbusiveParents: Old Prince Bolkonsky to his daughter Marya, less so to Lise.
* AbsenceMakesTheHeartGoYonder: Natasha to Andrei, and later [[spoiler:Nikolai Rostov to Marya Bolkonskaya.]]
4th Oct '17 10:25:22 AM RoseAndHeather
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** Anna Mikahailnova very blatantly schemes to get her son Boris a secure, high-ranking position and a wealthy wife. She winds up succeeding on both counts.

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** Anna Mikahailnova Mikhailovna very blatantly schemes to get her son Boris a secure, high-ranking position and a wealthy wife. She winds up succeeding on both counts.
4th Oct '17 9:36:45 AM RoseAndHeather
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Meanwhile, Princess Drubetskaya approaches [[TheChessmaster Prince Vassily Kuragin]] at Anna's soirée to ask a favor in getting her son, Boris, into a high, safe position in the military. The children at Otradnoe play after-hours, and [[ChildhoodMarriagePromise Childhood Marriage Promises]] arise. Andrei leaves behind his pregnant wife with his father and [[TheCareTaker sister]] while he goes out looking for glory in battle. [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking Also]], three ruffians tie a policeman to a bear and [[HilarityEnsues throw both of them off a bridge into the river while drunk.]]

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Meanwhile, Princess Drubetskaya approaches [[TheChessmaster Prince Vassily Kuragin]] at Anna's soirée to ask a favor in getting her son, Boris, into a high, safe position in the military. The children at Otradnoe play after-hours, and [[ChildhoodMarriagePromise Childhood Marriage Promises]] arise. Andrei leaves behind his pregnant wife with his father and [[TheCareTaker sister]] while he goes out looking for glory in battle. [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking Also]], three drunk ruffians tie a policeman to a bear and [[HilarityEnsues throw both of them off a bridge into the river while drunk.river.]]
4th Oct '17 9:36:20 AM RoseAndHeather
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* {{Goth}}: Julie Kuragina, sort of. While Goth subculture as we know it didn't exist back then, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gothic_literature Gothic literature]] certainly did.

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* {{Goth}}: Julie Kuragina, Karagina, sort of. While Goth subculture as we know it didn't exist back then, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gothic_literature Gothic literature]] certainly did.
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