History Theatre / Comus

6th Nov '15 10:44:43 AM Morgenthaler
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* ActionGirl: Via VirginPower
* AntiMagic: The herb.

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* %%* AntiMagic: The herb.



* DamselInDistress: The sister.

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* DeusExMachina: Sabrina
* EvilSorcerer: Comus
* TheFairFolk: See page quote.

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* %%* DeusExMachina: Sabrina
* %%* EvilSorcerer: Comus
* %%* TheFairFolk: See page quote.



* HealingPotion: From Sabrina

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* TheLostWoods: Where she's held captive.
* MagicWand: Comus has one.
* NatureAbhorsAVirgin: Or so Comus argues.

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* %%* TheLostWoods: Where she's held captive.
* %%* MagicWand: Comus has one.
* %%* NatureAbhorsAVirgin: Or so Comus argues.



* ReligionOfEvil: Comus's crew worship Hecate.

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* SchmuckBanquet: Comus offers one.

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10th Apr '14 1:36:03 PM DoktorvonEurotrash
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* DeityOfHumanOrigin: Sabrina

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* DeityOfHumanOrigin: SabrinaSabrina, the goddess of the river Severn.
10th Apr '14 1:35:34 PM DoktorvonEurotrash
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The plot is similar to Circe trying to trap Odysseus in ''Literature/TheOdyssey'', but with the gender roles reversed.

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The plot is similar to Circe trying to trap Odysseus in ''Literature/TheOdyssey'', but with the gender roles genders reversed.
10th Apr '14 1:33:11 PM DoktorvonEurotrash
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The plot is similar to Circe trying to trap Odysseus in ''Literature/TheOdyssey'', but with the gender roles reversed.



* BalefulPolymorph: The power, of course, of Comus's mother Circe, and of Comus himself.

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* BalefulPolymorph: The power, of course, of Comus's mother Circe, and of Comus himself.himself, who enchants his victims so that they have the heads of animals.
10th Apr '14 1:28:43 PM DoktorvonEurotrash
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'''''Comus: A Mask''''' is a play written by Creator/JohnMilton, about a woman captured by Comus, and rescued by her two brothers and a beneficient spirit in disguise.

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'''''Comus: A Mask''''' is a play written by Creator/JohnMilton, about a woman captured by Comus, a minor god of wine and lust, and rescued by her two brothers and a beneficient spirit in disguise.
7th Jun '13 8:38:13 PM Goldfritha
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'''''Comus: A Mask''''' is a play written by Creator/JohnMilton, about a woman captured by Comus, and rescued by her two brothers.

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'''''Comus: A Mask''''' is a play written by Creator/JohnMilton, about a woman captured by Comus, and rescued by her two brothers.
brothers and a beneficient spirit in disguise.
6th Jan '13 3:29:00 AM LordGro
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[[quoteright:346:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Comus_8924.JPG]]
[[caption-width-right:346:Lost in the woods where Comus lurks]]

-->''Some say no evil thing that walks by night,\\
In fog or fire, by lake or moorish fen,\\
Blue meagre hag, or stubborn unlaid ghost,\\
That breaks his magic chains at curfew time,\\
No goblin or swart faery of the mine,\\
Hath hurtful power o'er true virginity.''

'''''Comus: A Mask''''' is a play written by Creator/JohnMilton, about a woman captured by Comus, and rescued by her two brothers.

Full text [[http://www.gutenberg.org/files/19819/19819-h/19819-h.htm here]].
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!!Tropes featured:

* ActionGirl: Via VirginPower
* AntiMagic: The herb.
* {{Arcadia}}: Both Comus and the Attendent Spirit appear as shepherds.
* BalefulPolymorph: The power, of course, of Comus's mother Circe, and of Comus himself.
* CommonalityConnection: Between Sabrina and the Lady.
* DamselInDistress: The sister.
* DancesAndBalls: Comus urges his followers to this.
* DeityOfHumanOrigin: Sabrina
* DeusExMachina: Sabrina
* EvilSorcerer: Comus
* TheFairFolk: See page quote.
* HealingHerb: The spirit attributes its knowledge to a shepherd boy who knows this.
* HealingPotion: From Sabrina
* LightIsGood: Virtue's own radiant light.
* TheLostWoods: Where she's held captive.
* MagicWand: Comus has one.
* NatureAbhorsAVirgin: Or so Comus argues.
* OurAngelsAreDifferent
-->''A thousand liveried angels lackey her''
* OurDragonsAreDifferent:
-->''"the guard\\
Of dragon-watch with unenchanted eye"''
* ReligionOfEvil: Comus's crew worship Hecate.
* RuleOfSymbolism: The herb has a golden flower "in another country".
* SacredHospitality: The sister praises it among the poor.
* SchmuckBanquet: Comus offers one.
* VirginPower: Why the sister has little to fear from Comus.
* WickedStepmother: The BackStory of a magical herb.
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