History Literature / WhereThingsComeBack

25th Jan '14 2:34:54 PM Lucymae2
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Don't overlook the [[Analysis/WhereThingsComeBack analysis page]]!
26th Aug '13 7:04:05 PM MacronNotes
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* MessianiacArchetype: Gabriel fits the qualifications, [[spoiler: though it becomes something of a plot point when Cabot mistakes him for the human reincarnation of [[ArchangelGabriel Gabriel the Archangel]] ]].
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* MessianiacArchetype: MessianicArchetype: Gabriel fits the qualifications, [[spoiler: though it becomes something of a plot point when Cabot mistakes him for the human reincarnation of [[ArchangelGabriel Gabriel the Archangel]] ]].
26th Aug '13 7:02:54 PM MacronNotes
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* TheMessiah: Gabriel fits the qualifications, [[spoiler: though it becomes something of a plot point when Cabot mistakes him for the human reincarnation of [[ArchangelGabriel Gabriel the Archangel]] ]].
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* TheMessiah: MessianiacArchetype: Gabriel fits the qualifications, [[spoiler: though it becomes something of a plot point when Cabot mistakes him for the human reincarnation of [[ArchangelGabriel Gabriel the Archangel]] ]].
3rd Aug '13 5:46:54 AM Lucymae2
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* GrammarNazi: Cullen describes Gabriel as this.
28th Jul '13 11:25:15 AM Lucymae2
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'''''Where Things Come Back''''' is an award winning 2011 novel by John Corey Whaley. In the remarkable, bizarre, and heart rendering summer before Cullen Witter's senior year of high school, everything he thinks he understands about his [[SmallTownBoredom small and painfully dull Arkansas town]] vanishes. His cousin overdoses; his town becomes absurdly obsessed with the alleged reappearance of an extinct woodpecker; and most troubling of all, his sensitive, gifted fifteen-year-old brother, Gabriel, suddenly and inexplicably disappears.
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'''''Where Things Come Back''''' is an award winning 2011 novel by John Corey Whaley. In the remarkable, bizarre, and heart rendering summer before Cullen Witter's senior year of high school, everything he thinks he understands about his [[SmallTownBoredom small and painfully dull Arkansas town]] vanishes. His cousin overdoses; his town becomes absurdly obsessed with the alleged reappearance of an extinct woodpecker; and most troubling of all, his sensitive, gifted fifteen-year-old brother, Gabriel, suddenly and inexplicably disappears. disappears.

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'''''Where Things Come Back''''' is an award winning 2011 novel by John Corey Whaley. In the remarkable, bizarre, and heart rendering summer before Cullen Witter's senior year of high school, everything he thinks he understands about his [[SmallTownBoredom small and painfully dull Arkansas town]] vanishes. His cousin overdoses; his town becomes absurdly obsessed with the alleged reappearance of an extinct woodpecker; and most troubling of all, his sensitive, gifted fifteen-year-old brother, Gabriel, suddenly and inexplicably disappears. * ReallyGetsAround: Alma Ember.
28th Jul '13 11:02:22 AM Lucymae2
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* AlwaysSomeoneBetter: Cullen says several times that he wishes he were like Lucas Cader.

* StepfordSmiler: Lucas Cater is implied to be one due to the deaths of his father and older brother.
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* StepfordSmiler: Lucas Cater Cader is implied to be one due to the deaths of his father and older brother.
28th Jul '13 11:01:35 AM Lucymae2
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* StepfordSmiler: Lucas Cater is implied to be one due to the deaths of his father and older brother.
28th Jul '13 10:57:14 AM Lucymae2
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* AndIMustScream: In Cullen's daydream from chapter 20, where he ends up in a mute, fancy version of his house with everybody he knows, but they all turn into zombies and Cullen can't scream.

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* BreakTheCutie: [[spoiler: Benton Sage]].

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* LargeHam: Not as notable as some other examples, but Aunt Julia could qualify, with John Barling to a lesser extent. * [[BigBrotherInstinct Little Brother Instinct]]: Eddie Fish does this towards Laura Fish by punching Cullen in the face when he unintentionally insults her. * TheMessiah: Gabriel fits the qualifications, [[spoiler: though it becomes something of a plot point when Cabot mistakes him for the human reincarnation of [[ArchangelGabriel Gabriel the Archangel]] ]]. * MrImagination: Cullen spends a lot of time imagining things like fighting off zombies. * NiceJobBreakingItHero: Benton Sage's father was very hard and strict on Benton due to his religious beliefs. Rather than helping Benton become a better Christian, they lead him to becoming an athiest and [[spoiler: altogether [[DrivenToSuicide drive him to suicide]] ]].
20th Jul '13 6:36:22 AM Lucymae2
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'''''Where Things Come Back''''' is an award winning 2011 novel by John Corey Whaley. In the remarkable, bizarre, and heart rendering summer before Cullen Witter's senior year of high school, everything he thinks he understands about his small and painfully dull Arkansas town vanishes. His cousin overdoses; his town becomes absurdly obsessed with the alleged reappearance of an extinct woodpecker; and most troubling of all, his sensitive, gifted fifteen-year-old brother, Gabriel, suddenly and inexplicably disappears.
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'''''Where Things Come Back''''' is an award winning 2011 novel by John Corey Whaley. In the remarkable, bizarre, and heart rendering summer before Cullen Witter's senior year of high school, everything he thinks he understands about his [[SmallTownBoredom small and painfully dull Arkansas town town]] vanishes. His cousin overdoses; his town becomes absurdly obsessed with the alleged reappearance of an extinct woodpecker; and most troubling of all, his sensitive, gifted fifteen-year-old brother, Gabriel, suddenly and inexplicably disappears.
19th Jul '13 12:15:31 PM Lucymae2
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* ArchangelGabriel: [[spoiler: Cabot keeps Gabriel kidnapped because he believes he is the human incarnation of the archangel of the same name]].
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