History YMMV / TheNameoftheRose

29th Jun '16 4:58:30 PM DoctorCooper
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* PuritySue: The eccentric Ubertino da Casale.
18th Apr '16 4:40:42 PM DoctorCooper
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: Adsons vision, although it delivers a hint.
* ItGetsBetter: The first hundred pages of the book go at a mindbogglingly easygoing and unhurried pace (at least compared to other murder mystery novels), with ''lots'' of [[FlavorText obscure references and other diversions unconnected to any part of the whodunnit itself]]. Umberto Eco wrote a WordOfGod postscript in part to clarify that the hard-to-get-into beginning was a deliberate choice.
-->'''Eco:''' Those first hundred pages are like a penance or initiation, and if someone does not like them, so much the worse for him. [[TakeThatAudience He can stay at the foot of the mountain.]]

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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: Adsons Adso's vision, although it delivers a hint.
* ItGetsBetter: The first hundred pages of the book go at a mindbogglingly easygoing and unhurried pace (at least compared to other murder mystery novels), with ''lots'' of [[FlavorText obscure references and other diversions unconnected to any part of the whodunnit itself]]. Umberto Eco wrote a WordOfGod postscript in part to clarify that the hard-to-get-into beginning was a deliberate choice.
-->'''Eco:''' Those first hundred pages are like a penance or initiation, and if someone does not like them, so much the worse for him. [[TakeThatAudience He can stay at the foot of the mountain.]]
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* SlowPacedBeginning: The first hundred pages of the book go at a mindbogglingly easygoing and unhurried pace (at least compared to other murder mystery novels), with ''lots'' of [[FlavorText obscure references and other diversions unconnected to any part of the whodunnit itself]]. Umberto Eco wrote a WordOfGod postscript in part to clarify that the hard-to-get-into beginning was a deliberate choice, in which he gave a TakeThatAudience.
-->'''Eco:''' Those first hundred pages are like a penance or initiation, and if someone does not like them, so much the worse for him. He can stay at the foot of the mountain.



* WTHCastingAgency: SeanConnery and Creator/ChristianSlater play professional celibates.

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* WTHCastingAgency: SeanConnery Creator/SeanConnery and Creator/ChristianSlater play professional celibates.
3rd Mar '16 2:50:53 PM DoctorCooper
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* DisownedAdaptation: Creator/UmbertoEco didn't care for how the movie reduced the story to "just" a detective story, and subsequently had his publishing contracts amended to ensure that none of his other novels could be filmed until after his death.
2nd Feb '16 2:42:55 PM tropesinreadiness
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* ItGetsBetter: The first hundred pages of the book go at a mindbogglingly easygoing and unhurried pace (at least compared to other murder mystery novels), with ''lots'' of [[FlavorText obscure references and other diversions unconnected to any part of the whodunnit itself]]. Umberto Eco wrote a WordOfGod postscript in part to clarify that the hard-to-get-into beginning was a deliberate choice.
-->'''Eco:''' Those first hundred pages are like a penance or initiation, and if someone does not like them, so much the worse for him. [[TakeThatAudience He can stay at the foot of the mountain.]]
1st Feb '16 5:18:00 PM DoctorCooper
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* {{Anvilicious}} {{Aesop}}: [[spoiler:Jorge's reason for hiding the book]] is because it promotes comedy, which might cause monks to disrespect scripture.
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* {{Anvilicious}} {{Aesop}}: {{Anvilicious}}: [[spoiler:Jorge's reason for hiding the book]] is because it promotes comedy, which might cause monks to disrespect scripture.
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9th Sep '15 4:55:11 PM Jerry
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: Adsons vision, although it delivers a hint.
6th Jul '15 10:33:05 AM Morgenthaler
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* DisownedAdaptation: UmbertoEco didn't care for how the movie reduced the story to "just" a detective story, and subsequently had his publishing contracts amended to ensure that none of his other novels could be filmed until after his death.

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* DisownedAdaptation: UmbertoEco Creator/UmbertoEco didn't care for how the movie reduced the story to "just" a detective story, and subsequently had his publishing contracts amended to ensure that none of his other novels could be filmed until after his death.
3rd Jul '15 3:41:11 PM LinguaViva
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* TheWoobie: The unnamed peasant girl. A poor, nameless wretch who is sexually exploited by Salvatore and Remigio in exchange for scraps, before being arrested as a witch to face torture and execution, despite, as Adso says, being the only true innocent in the whole affair.

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* TheWoobie: The unnamed peasant girl. A poor, nameless wretch who is sexually exploited by Salvatore and Remigio in exchange for scraps, before being [[spoiler: arrested as a witch to face torture and execution, execution]], despite, as Adso says, being the only true innocent in the whole affair.
3rd Jul '15 3:39:02 PM LinguaViva
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* TheWoobie: The unnamed peasant girl. A poor, nameless wretch who is sexually exploited by Salvatore and Remigio in exchange for scraps, before being arrested as a witch to face torture and execution, despite, as Adso says, being the only true innocent in the whole affair.
13th Jun '14 1:30:30 AM Fireblood
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* MagnificentBastard: [[spoiler: Jorge, serial killer and KnightTemplar extraordinaire: a blind old man who manages to kill a lot of people with poison, traps and a careful use of murderous books]]

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* MagnificentBastard: [[spoiler: Jorge, serial killer and KnightTemplar extraordinaire: a extraordinaire-a blind old man who manages to kill a lot of people with poison, traps and a careful use of murderous books]]
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