History YMMV / TheNameoftheRose

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]]
4th Jun '14 1:01:22 PM TastySauce
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* PuritySue: the eccentric Ubertino da Casale.

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* PuritySue: the The eccentric Ubertino da Casale.



** According to the movie director, he initially turned down Connery for this exact reason, until Sean Connery forced himself into his office, and demanded to read just one line. And then he accepted.

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** According to the movie director, he initially turned down Connery for this exact reason, until Sean Connery forced himself into his office, and demanded to read just one line. And then he accepted.accepted.

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