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8th Apr '13 8:53:52 PM Xtifr
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->''"Yes, maybe it's time t[[color:green:o]] m[[color:gold:o]]ve [[color:green:o]]n. Spare s[[color:gold:o]]me [[color:gold:o]]ur hurt bef[[color:green:o]]re the W[[color:gold:o]]rld retakes what we always elude when we run."''

''G[[color:green:o]], get a blender.''

''G[[color:gold:o]]t [[color:green:o]]ne? G[[color:gold:o]][[color:green:o]]d.''

''N[[color:gold:o]]w, add in liberal am[[color:green:o]]unts [[color:green:o]]f p[[color:gold:o]]etry, a few freef[[color:green:o]]rm jazz riffs, plenty [[color:gold:o]]f w[[color:green:o]]rdplay, tw[[color:gold:o]] hundred years [[color:gold:o]]f American hist[[color:green:o]]ry, m[[color:gold:o]]re than a pinch of ad[[color:gold:o]]lescence, a dash [[color:green:o]]f teenage angst, s[[color:gold:o]]me l[[color:gold:o]]ve, a sp[[color:green:o]][[color:gold:o]]nful [[color:gold:o]]f sex, a d[[color:green:o]]ll[[color:gold:o]]p [[color:green:o]]f c[[color:green:o]]nfusi[[color:gold:o]]n, a can [[color:gold:o]]f rage, three teasp[[color:green:o]][[color:gold:o]]ns [[color:green:o]]f yearning and a b[[color:green:o]][[color:gold:o]]k's w[[color:green:o]]rth [[color:gold:o]]f sheer beauty.''

''Turn the blender [[color:green:o]]n...''

Y[[color:gold:o]]u have either created ''[[color:green:O]]nly Rev[[color:gold:o]]lutions'' [[color:green:o]]r a jumble [[color:gold:o]]f abstract c[[color:gold:o]]ncepts in a blender.

''[[color:green:O]]nly Rev[[color:gold:o]]luti[[color:green:o]]ns'' (2[[color:gold:0]][[color:green:0]]6) by Mark Z. Danielewski, [[color:gold:o]]f ''HouseOfLeaves'' fame, foll[[color:gold:o]]ws tw[[color:green:o]] parallel narratives spun by sixteen year [[color:gold:o]]lds Sam and Hailey. Imm[[color:green:o]]rtal, they g[[color:gold:o]] [[color:green:o]]n a r[[color:green:o]]adtrip acr[[color:gold:o]]ss America spanning tw[[color:gold:o]] hundred years filled with adventure, r[[color:green:o]]mance and heartbreaking m[[color:gold:o]]ments. That is, if y[[color:green:o]]u can [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible understand it]].

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!! This b[[color:gold:o]][[color:green:o]]k pr[[color:green:o]]vides examples [[color:gold:o]]f:

* ArcWords: A few, including variants [[color:gold:o]]f "allways sixteen", "every[[color:green:o]]ne l[[color:gold:o]]ves the dream, but I kill it" and "b[[color:gold:o]][[color:green:o]][[color:gold:o]][[color:green:o]][[color:gold:o]][[color:green:o]][[color:green:o]][[color:gold:o]]mblastandruin".
* ChekhovsGun: [[spoiler:The pots of honey]].
* DoubleSidedBook: A tricky palindr[[color:green:o]]me [[color:gold:o]]f a n[[color:gold:o]]vel, y[[color:green:o]]u can start it fr[[color:green:o]]m either c[[color:gold:o]]ver.
* ImmortalImmaturity: They are, after all, "allways sixteen".
* MindScrew: As with all Mark Z. Danielewski w[[color:gold:o]]rks. H[[color:green:o]]wever, this [[color:purple:o]]ne is m[[color:gold:o]]re c[[color:green:o]]mplex in the way the pr[[color:gold:o]]se is written and less the pl[[color:gold:o]]t.
* NarrativePoem: Quasi-example. It reads similar t[[color:gold:o]] a p[[color:green:o]]em, but it has n[[color:gold:o]] meter [[color:green:o]]r j[[color:gold:o]]ining characteristic, making it fit in the blurry area between a typical n[[color:gold:o]]vel and a narrative p[[color:green:o]]em.
* PaintingTheMedium: Haven't y[[color:green:o]]u n[[color:gold:o]]ticed? The letter "[[color:green:o]]" and certain w[[color:gold:o]]rds are always typed in green [[color:green:o]]r g[[color:gold:o]]ld. Also, [[color:purple:[[AC:THE CREEP]]]] and all instances [[color:green:o]]f the word [[color:purple:creep]] are always in purple.
* PostModernism: Definitely.
* TitleDrop: Near the end [[color:gold:o]]f b[[color:green:o]]th sides [[color:green:o]]f the b[[color:gold:o]][[color:gold:o]]k.
* UnconventionalFormatting: It's a Mark Z. Danielewski n[[color:gold:o]]vel, what did y[[color:green:o]]u expect?
* UnreliableNarrator: B[[color:gold:o]]th [[color:green:o]]f them. The same st[[color:green:o]]ry is w[[color:gold:o]]ven, but Sam and Hailey's acc[[color:gold:o]]unts differ, [[color:green:o]]ften sh[[color:gold:o]]wing themselves in a sympathetic light.
* UnstoppableRage: Sam and Hailey b[[color:green:o]]th have this.

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[[quoteright:200:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Zonly__5040.jpg]]
->''"Yes, maybe it's time t[[color:green:o]] m[[color:gold:o]]ve [[color:green:o]]n. Spare s[[color:gold:o]]me [[color:gold:o]]ur hurt bef[[color:green:o]]re the W[[color:gold:o]]rld retakes what we always elude when we run."''

''G[[color:green:o]], get a blender.''

''G[[color:gold:o]]t [[color:green:o]]ne? G[[color:gold:o]][[color:green:o]]d.''

''N[[color:gold:o]]w, add in liberal am[[color:green:o]]unts [[color:green:o]]f p[[color:gold:o]]etry, a few freef[[color:green:o]]rm jazz riffs, plenty [[color:gold:o]]f w[[color:green:o]]rdplay, tw[[color:gold:o]] hundred years [[color:gold:o]]f American hist[[color:green:o]]ry, m[[color:gold:o]]re than a pinch of ad[[color:gold:o]]lescence, a dash [[color:green:o]]f teenage angst, s[[color:gold:o]]me l[[color:gold:o]]ve, a sp[[color:green:o]][[color:gold:o]]nful [[color:gold:o]]f sex, a d[[color:green:o]]ll[[color:gold:o]]p [[color:green:o]]f c[[color:green:o]]nfusi[[color:gold:o]]n, a can [[color:gold:o]]f rage, three teasp[[color:green:o]][[color:gold:o]]ns [[color:green:o]]f yearning and a b[[color:green:o]][[color:gold:o]]k's w[[color:green:o]]rth [[color:gold:o]]f sheer beauty.''

''Turn the blender [[color:green:o]]n...''

Y[[color:gold:o]]u have either created ''[[color:green:O]]nly Rev[[color:gold:o]]lutions'' [[color:green:o]]r a jumble [[color:gold:o]]f abstract c[[color:gold:o]]ncepts in a blender.

''[[color:green:O]]nly Rev[[color:gold:o]]luti[[color:green:o]]ns'' (2[[color:gold:0]][[color:green:0]]6) by Mark Z. Danielewski, [[color:gold:o]]f ''HouseOfLeaves'' fame, foll[[color:gold:o]]ws tw[[color:green:o]] parallel narratives spun by sixteen year [[color:gold:o]]lds Sam and Hailey. Imm[[color:green:o]]rtal, they g[[color:gold:o]] [[color:green:o]]n a r[[color:green:o]]adtrip acr[[color:gold:o]]ss America spanning tw[[color:gold:o]] hundred years filled with adventure, r[[color:green:o]]mance and heartbreaking m[[color:gold:o]]ments. That is, if y[[color:green:o]]u can [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible understand it]].

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!! This b[[color:gold:o]][[color:green:o]]k pr[[color:green:o]]vides examples [[color:gold:o]]f:

* ArcWords: A few, including variants [[color:gold:o]]f "allways sixteen", "every[[color:green:o]]ne l[[color:gold:o]]ves the dream, but I kill it" and "b[[color:gold:o]][[color:green:o]][[color:gold:o]][[color:green:o]][[color:gold:o]][[color:green:o]][[color:green:o]][[color:gold:o]]mblastandruin".
* ChekhovsGun: [[spoiler:The pots of honey]].
* DoubleSidedBook: A tricky palindr[[color:green:o]]me [[color:gold:o]]f a n[[color:gold:o]]vel, y[[color:green:o]]u can start it fr[[color:green:o]]m either c[[color:gold:o]]ver.
* ImmortalImmaturity: They are, after all, "allways sixteen".
* MindScrew: As with all Mark Z. Danielewski w[[color:gold:o]]rks. H[[color:green:o]]wever, this [[color:purple:o]]ne is m[[color:gold:o]]re c[[color:green:o]]mplex in the way the pr[[color:gold:o]]se is written and less the pl[[color:gold:o]]t.
* NarrativePoem: Quasi-example. It reads similar t[[color:gold:o]] a p[[color:green:o]]em, but it has n[[color:gold:o]] meter [[color:green:o]]r j[[color:gold:o]]ining characteristic, making it fit in the blurry area between a typical n[[color:gold:o]]vel and a narrative p[[color:green:o]]em.
* PaintingTheMedium: Haven't y[[color:green:o]]u n[[color:gold:o]]ticed? The letter "[[color:green:o]]" and certain w[[color:gold:o]]rds are always typed in green [[color:green:o]]r g[[color:gold:o]]ld. Also, [[color:purple:[[AC:THE CREEP]]]] and all instances [[color:green:o]]f the word [[color:purple:creep]] are always in purple.
* PostModernism: Definitely.
* TitleDrop: Near the end [[color:gold:o]]f b[[color:green:o]]th sides [[color:green:o]]f the b[[color:gold:o]][[color:gold:o]]k.
* UnconventionalFormatting: It's a Mark Z. Danielewski n[[color:gold:o]]vel, what did y[[color:green:o]]u expect?
* UnreliableNarrator: B[[color:gold:o]]th [[color:green:o]]f them. The same st[[color:green:o]]ry is w[[color:gold:o]]ven, but Sam and Hailey's acc[[color:gold:o]]unts differ, [[color:green:o]]ften sh[[color:gold:o]]wing themselves in a sympathetic light.
* UnstoppableRage: Sam and Hailey b[[color:green:o]]th have this.

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3rd Dec '12 3:09:18 PM Oreochan
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* EyesOfGold: Hailey has this, with flecks [[color:green:o]]f green. Sam has the [[color:gold:o]]pp[[color:green:o]]site, green with flecks [[color:green:o]]f g[[color:gold:o]]ld.
26th Aug '12 10:45:49 AM CrankyStorming
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* PaintingTheFourthWall: Haven't y[[color:green:o]]u n[[color:gold:o]]ticed? The letter "[[color:green:o]]" and certain w[[color:gold:o]]rds are always typed in green [[color:green:o]]r g[[color:gold:o]]ld. Also, [[color:purple:[[AC:THE CREEP]]]] and all instances [[color:green:o]]f the word [[color:purple:creep]] are always in purple.

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* PaintingTheFourthWall: PaintingTheMedium: Haven't y[[color:green:o]]u n[[color:gold:o]]ticed? The letter "[[color:green:o]]" and certain w[[color:gold:o]]rds are always typed in green [[color:green:o]]r g[[color:gold:o]]ld. Also, [[color:purple:[[AC:THE CREEP]]]] and all instances [[color:green:o]]f the word [[color:purple:creep]] are always in purple.
1st Jul '12 5:52:31 PM TheWalkingAnomaly
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!! This b[[color:gold:o]][[color:green:o]]k provides examples [[color:gold:o]]f:

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!! This b[[color:gold:o]][[color:green:o]]k provides pr[[color:green:o]]vides examples [[color:gold:o]]f:



* DoubleSidedBook: A tricky palindr[[color:green:o]]me of a n[[color:gold:o]]vel, y[[color:green:o]]u can start it fr[[color:green:o]]m either c[[color:gold:o]]ver.

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* DoubleSidedBook: A tricky palindr[[color:green:o]]me of [[color:gold:o]]f a n[[color:gold:o]]vel, y[[color:green:o]]u can start it fr[[color:green:o]]m either c[[color:gold:o]]ver.



* TitleDrop: Near the end of b[[color:green:o]]th sides of the b[[color:gold:o]][[color:gold:o]]k.

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* TitleDrop: Near the end of [[color:gold:o]]f b[[color:green:o]]th sides of [[color:green:o]]f the b[[color:gold:o]][[color:gold:o]]k.



* UnreliableNarrator: B[[color:gold:o]]th of them. The same st[[color:green:o]]ry is w[[color:gold:o]]ven, but Sam and Hailey's acc[[color:gold:o]]unts differ, [[color:green:o]]ften sh[[color:gold:o]]wing themselves in a sympathetic light.

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* UnreliableNarrator: B[[color:gold:o]]th of [[color:green:o]]f them. The same st[[color:green:o]]ry is w[[color:gold:o]]ven, but Sam and Hailey's acc[[color:gold:o]]unts differ, [[color:green:o]]ften sh[[color:gold:o]]wing themselves in a sympathetic light.
25th Jun '12 11:49:02 AM Willbyr
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-->''"Yes, maybe it's time t[[color:green:o]] m[[color:gold:o]]ve [[color:green:o]]n. Spare s[[color:gold:o]]me [[color:gold:o]]ur hurt bef[[color:green:o]]re the W[[color:gold:o]]rld retakes what we always elude when we run."''

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-->''"Yes, ->''"Yes, maybe it's time t[[color:green:o]] m[[color:gold:o]]ve [[color:green:o]]n. Spare s[[color:gold:o]]me [[color:gold:o]]ur hurt bef[[color:green:o]]re the W[[color:gold:o]]rld retakes what we always elude when we run."''






* [=~Chekhov's Gun~=]: [[spoiler:The pots of honey]].

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* [=~Chekhov's Gun~=]: ChekhovsGun: [[spoiler:The pots of honey]].


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23rd Apr '12 5:05:54 AM Folamh3
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* UnconventionalFormatting: It's a Mark Z. Danielewski novel, what did you expect?

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* UnconventionalFormatting: It's a Mark Z. Danielewski novel, n[[color:gold:o]]vel, what did you y[[color:green:o]]u expect?
23rd Apr '12 5:04:43 AM Folamh3
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* UnconventionalFormatting: It's a Mark Z. Danielewski novel, what did you expect?
29th Nov '11 9:18:36 PM JosephStaleknight
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''[[color:green:O]]nly Rev[[color:gold:o]]luti[[color:green:o]]ns'' (2006) by Mark Z. Danielewski, [[color:gold:o]]f ''HouseOfLeaves'' fame, foll[[color:gold:o]]ws tw[[color:green:o]] parallel narratives spun by sixteen year [[color:gold:o]]lds Sam and Hailey. Imm[[color:green:o]]rtal, they g[[color:gold:o]] [[color:green:o]]n a r[[color:green:o]]adtrip acr[[color:gold:o]]ss America spanning tw[[color:gold:o]] hundred years filled with adventure, r[[color:green:o]]mance and heartbreaking m[[color:gold:o]]ments. That is, if y[[color:green:o]]u can [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible understand it]].

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''[[color:green:O]]nly Rev[[color:gold:o]]luti[[color:green:o]]ns'' (2006) (2[[color:gold:0]][[color:green:0]]6) by Mark Z. Danielewski, [[color:gold:o]]f ''HouseOfLeaves'' fame, foll[[color:gold:o]]ws tw[[color:green:o]] parallel narratives spun by sixteen year [[color:gold:o]]lds Sam and Hailey. Imm[[color:green:o]]rtal, they g[[color:gold:o]] [[color:green:o]]n a r[[color:green:o]]adtrip acr[[color:gold:o]]ss America spanning tw[[color:gold:o]] hundred years filled with adventure, r[[color:green:o]]mance and heartbreaking m[[color:gold:o]]ments. That is, if y[[color:green:o]]u can [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible understand it]].
18th Oct '11 5:38:22 AM Byzantine
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''[[color:green:O]]nly Rev[[color:gold:o]]luti[[color:green:o]]ns'' by Mark Z. Danielewski, [[color:gold:o]]f ''HouseOfLeaves'' fame, foll[[color:gold:o]]ws tw[[color:green:o]] parallel narratives spun by sixteen year [[color:gold:o]]lds Sam and Hailey. Imm[[color:green:o]]rtal, they g[[color:gold:o]] [[color:green:o]]n a r[[color:green:o]]adtrip acr[[color:gold:o]]ss America spanning tw[[color:gold:o]] hundred years filled with adventure, r[[color:green:o]]mance and heartbreaking m[[color:gold:o]]ments. That is, if y[[color:green:o]]u can [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible understand it]].

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''[[color:green:O]]nly Rev[[color:gold:o]]luti[[color:green:o]]ns'' (2006) by Mark Z. Danielewski, [[color:gold:o]]f ''HouseOfLeaves'' fame, foll[[color:gold:o]]ws tw[[color:green:o]] parallel narratives spun by sixteen year [[color:gold:o]]lds Sam and Hailey. Imm[[color:green:o]]rtal, they g[[color:gold:o]] [[color:green:o]]n a r[[color:green:o]]adtrip acr[[color:gold:o]]ss America spanning tw[[color:gold:o]] hundred years filled with adventure, r[[color:green:o]]mance and heartbreaking m[[color:gold:o]]ments. That is, if y[[color:green:o]]u can [[TrueArtIsIncomprehensible understand it]].
28th Jun '11 10:23:14 AM Micah
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* GeniusBonus: The hist[[color:green:o]]ry references tend t[[color:gold:o]] slip [[color:green:o]]ver m[[color:gold:o]]st readers' heads.



* TrueArtIsIncomprehensible: ''[[color:green:O]]nly Rev[[color:gold:o]]luti[[color:green:o]]ns'' is nigh unreadable f[[color:gold:o]]r many pe[[color:green:o]]ple.



* UnstoppableRage: Sam and Hailey b[[color:green:o]]th have this.

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* UnstoppableRage: Sam and Hailey b[[color:green:o]]th have this.this.
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