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15th Apr '16 2:19:46 PM Monolaf317
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* SeadogPegLeg: See the pirates trope above.
15th Apr '16 7:55:21 AM LordGro
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* BurnTheUndead: Vampires in GothicHorror literature (the UrExample being ''Literature/VarneyTheVampire'', c. 1845) had to be burned to keep them from coming back to life after being staked and beheaded.
22nd Feb '16 5:54:55 PM justanid
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* WhenIWasYourAge: Typical in societies when a culture changes as a result of new technology, enough to result in a [[TheGenerationGap Generation Gap]] like the one from the GrandUnifiedTimeline/FirstIndustrialRevolution, in contrast with the gradually shifting {{Generation Xerox}}s that came before.
22nd Feb '16 2:10:35 AM PaulA
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* VictoriasSecretCompartment: The opera ''Die Fledermaus'' by Johann Strauss II, 1871

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* VictoriasSecretCompartment: The opera ''Die Fledermaus'' ''Theatre/DieFledermaus'' by Johann Strauss II, 1871
19th Feb '16 10:04:05 AM PaulA
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* PirateParrot: ''TreasureIsland'', 1881

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* PirateParrot: ''TreasureIsland'', ''Literature/TreasureIsland'', 1881
18th Jan '16 4:03:31 AM mirisu92
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* LesbianVampire: In ''Literature/{{Carmilla}}'' (1872) by Joseph Sherida Le Fanu, the vampire Carmilla only feeds off young women she falls in love with. Some already see a lesbian subtext in the unfinished poem "Christabel" by Creator/SamuelTaylorColeridge (c. 17971801), in which the adolescent heroine meets a mysterious girl who possibly is a vampire, or in the character of Miss Clara Crofton in ''Literature/VarneyTheVampire'' by James Malcolm Rymer (c. 184547), whose only confirmed victim is a girl.

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* LesbianVampire: In ''Literature/{{Carmilla}}'' (1872) by Joseph Sherida Sheridan Le Fanu, the vampire Carmilla only feeds off young women she falls in love with. Some already see a lesbian subtext in the unfinished poem "Christabel" by Creator/SamuelTaylorColeridge (c. 17971801), in which the adolescent heroine meets a mysterious girl who possibly is a vampire, or in the character of Miss Clara Crofton in ''Literature/VarneyTheVampire'' by James Malcolm Rymer (c. 184547), whose only confirmed victim is a girl.
5th Jan '16 1:13:44 AM LordGro
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* SplitPersonality: ''Literature/TheStrangeCaseOfDrJekyllAndMrHyde'' by Robert Louis Stevenson, 1886
** Possibly even earlier with ''Literature/ThePrivateMemoirsAndConfessionsOfAJustifiedSinner'', by James Hogg, 1824; and "William Wilson", by EdgarAllanPoe, 1839.

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* SplitPersonality: In ''Literature/TheStrangeCaseOfDrJekyllAndMrHyde'' (1886) by Robert Louis Stevenson, 1886
** Possibly even earlier with ''Literature/ThePrivateMemoirsAndConfessionsOfAJustifiedSinner'',
the reputable Dr Jekyll creates a potion that transforms him into the criminal brute Edward Hyde, a manifestation of the bad side of Jekyll's character. Also a possible interpretation of ''Literature/ThePrivateMemoirsAndConfessionsOfAJustifiedSinner'' (1824) by James Hogg, 1824; and "William Wilson", in which the protagonist is encouraged to commit crimes by EdgarAllanPoe, 1839.the mysterious Gil-Martin, who may or may not be a figment of his own imagination.



* YourCostumeNeedsWork: "Literature/MasqueOfTheRedDeath" by Edgar Allen Poe, 1842

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* YourCostumeNeedsWork: "Literature/MasqueOfTheRedDeath" by Edgar Allen Allan Poe, 1842
5th Jan '16 12:51:25 AM LordGro
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* LesbianVampire: ''Literature/{{Carmilla}}'', by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, 1872; some already see a lesbian subtext to the poem ''Christabel'' by Creator/SamuelTaylorColeridge (c. 17971801), which inspired ''Carmilla''.
** In between Carmilla and ''Christabel'''s Geraldine, Miss Clara Crofton in ''Literature/VarneyTheVampire'', by James Malcolm Rymer, c. 184547, whose only confirmed victim was a girl.

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* LesbianVampire: ''Literature/{{Carmilla}}'', In ''Literature/{{Carmilla}}'' (1872) by Joseph Sheridan Sherida Le Fanu, 1872; some the vampire Carmilla only feeds off young women she falls in love with. Some already see a lesbian subtext to in the unfinished poem ''Christabel'' "Christabel" by Creator/SamuelTaylorColeridge (c. 17971801), in which inspired ''Carmilla''.
** In between Carmilla and ''Christabel'''s Geraldine,
the adolescent heroine meets a mysterious girl who possibly is a vampire, or in the character of Miss Clara Crofton in ''Literature/VarneyTheVampire'', ''Literature/VarneyTheVampire'' by James Malcolm Rymer, c. 184547, Rymer (c. 184547), whose only confirmed victim was is a girl.
5th Jan '16 12:35:26 AM LordGro
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* MadScientist: Coppelius and Spalanzani in ''Literature/TheSandman'', 1816.
** Creator/MaryShelley first came up with the concept for ''Literature/{{Frankenstein}}'' in the same year.

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* MadScientist: In "Literature/TheSandman" (1816), the alchemist Coppelius and the physicist Professor Spalanzani in ''Literature/TheSandman'', 1816.
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are concerned with [[CreatingLife creating an artifical human]]. In the same year, Creator/MaryShelley first came up with the concept for started to work on ''Literature/{{Frankenstein}}'' (1818), in which Victor Frankenstein succeeds in the same year.endeavour.
4th Jan '16 6:27:35 PM mirisu92
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** And a quarter-century earlier, Miss Clara Crofton in ''Literature/VarneyTheVampire'', by James Malcolm Rymer, c. 184547, whose only confirmed victim was a girl.

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** And a quarter-century earlier, In between Carmilla and ''Christabel'''s Geraldine, Miss Clara Crofton in ''Literature/VarneyTheVampire'', by James Malcolm Rymer, c. 184547, whose only confirmed victim was a girl.
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