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* IdiotBall: John. On the exact same night he first asks Edwina to be allowed into her room, he goes to sleep with another girl instead. Of course Edwina was not going to sleep and was more alert to what was going on in the house. This all resulted in his downfall, both literally and figuratively. throu
** He also alienated two of the girls that were still sympathetic to him to a degree by pulling one's hair and throwing the other's beloved turtle through the room.


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* TooDumbToLive: In spite of being in enemy territory, John goes out of his way to manipulate the women and girls who care for him and keep him safe and hidden. If he had just been charming, he would likely have survived, but he agreed to meet up with two of them on the same night. Then, after his leg was amputated and being even more vulnerable, he alienates the women and girls further with his jerkass behavior to the point that they believed that keeping him alive was a danger to them.

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* HotTeacher: Edwina, the teacher of the seminary.


** YMMV - John certainly is polite and sympathetic [[spoiler: ... and awfully attentive to the ladies, finding shrewd ways of flattering them individually and making each of them think he has a particular interest in them. On the more subtle end, he compliments Miss Martha's intelligence, while he finds a way to take Amy aside and tell her she's the "best friend" he has in the school and he owes her his life. To Edwina he baldly states during their first meeting that she is the most delicate beauty he has ever encountered.]]

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** YMMV - John certainly is polite and sympathetic [[spoiler: ... and awfully attentive to the ladies, finding shrewd ways of flattering them individually and making each of them think he has a particular interest in them. On the more subtle end, he compliments Miss Martha's intelligence, while he finds a way to take Amy aside and tell her she's the "best friend" he has ManipulativeBastard in the school and he owes her his life. To Edwina he baldly states during their first meeting that she is the most delicate beauty he has ever encountered.extreme.]]


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* ManipulativeBastard: [[spoiler: John is awfully attentive to the ladies, finding shrewd ways of flattering them individually and making each of them think he has a particular interest in them in order to better manipulate them. On the more subtle end, he compliments Miss Martha's intelligence and implies he's sexually interested in her, while he finds a way to take Amy aside and tell her she's the "best friend" he has in the school and he owes her his life. To Edwina he baldly states during their first meeting that she is the most delicate beauty he has ever encountered, and all the while he's quite happily trying to sleep with Alicia.]]

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** YMMV - John certainly is polite and sympathetic [[spoiler: ... and awfully attentive to the ladies, finding shrewd ways of flattering them individually and making each of them think he has a particular interest in them. On the more subtle end, he compliments Miss Martha's intelligence, while he finds a way to take Amy aside and tell her she's the "best friend" he has in the school and he owes her his life. To Edwina he baldly states during their first meeting that she is the most delicate beauty he has ever encountered.]]


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* KickTheDog: [[spoiler: John throws Amy's pet tortoise across the room when confronting the women.]]


** [[spoiler: On the other hand, she was actually a kind-heated young girl, who unfortunately ended up becoming a victim of McBurney, who both led her on romantically and killed her beloved pet turtle.]]

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** [[spoiler: On the other hand, she was actually a kind-heated young girl, who unfortunately ended up becoming a victim of McBurney, Mc Burney, who both led her on romantically and killed her beloved pet turtle.]]

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** [[spoiler: On the other hand, she was actually a kind-heated young girl, who unfortunately ended up becoming a victim of McBurney, who both led her on romantically and killed her beloved pet turtle.]]


During TheAmericanCivilWar, a wounded "Yankee" soldier is found by a group of women in a seminary, and taken in and cared for. The new presence of a man in a group of Catholic women creates all sorts of (sexual) tension, which leads to scenes of rivalry between the women. Add in the moral dilemma of taking in a soldier who fights for the wrong side, and the fact that the women are all in different stages of womanhood, and you get the powder keg situation that is ''The Beguiled''.

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During TheAmericanCivilWar, UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar, a wounded "Yankee" soldier is found by a group of women in a seminary, and taken in and cared for. The new presence of a man in a group of Catholic women creates all sorts of (sexual) tension, which leads to scenes of rivalry between the women. Add in the moral dilemma of taking in a soldier who fights for the wrong side, and the fact that the women are all in different stages of womanhood, and you get the powder keg situation that is ''The Beguiled''.


During TheAmericanCivilWar, a wounded 'Yankee' soldier is found by a group of women in a seminary, and taken in and cared for. The new presence of a man in a group of Catholic women creates all sorts of (sexual) tension, which leads to scenes of rivalry between the women. Add in the moral dilemma of taking in a soldier who fights for the wrong side, and the fact that the women are all in different stages of womanhood, and you get the powder keg situation that is ''The Beguiled''.

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During TheAmericanCivilWar, a wounded 'Yankee' "Yankee" soldier is found by a group of women in a seminary, and taken in and cared for. The new presence of a man in a group of Catholic women creates all sorts of (sexual) tension, which leads to scenes of rivalry between the women. Add in the moral dilemma of taking in a soldier who fights for the wrong side, and the fact that the women are all in different stages of womanhood, and you get the powder keg situation that is ''The Beguiled''.


There are two different film adaptations of the story, which was originally a 1966 novel by Thomas P. Cullinan. The 1971 film was directed by Donald Siegel and featured Creator/ClintEastwood as the wounded soldier. The 2017 film was directed by Creator/SofiaCoppola, and featured Creator/ColinFarrell as the soldier.

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There are two different film adaptations of the story, which was originally a 1966 novel by Thomas P. Cullinan. The 1971 film was directed by Donald Don Siegel and featured starred Creator/ClintEastwood as the wounded soldier. The 2017 film was directed by Creator/SofiaCoppola, and featured Creator/ColinFarrell as the soldier.


There are two different film adaptations of ''The Beguiled'', which was originally a 1966 novel by Thomas Cullinan. The 1971 film was directed by Donald Siegel and featured Creator/ClintEastwood as the wounded soldier. The 2017 film was directed by Creator/SofiaCoppola, and featured Creator/ColinFarrell as the soldier.

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There are two different film adaptations of ''The Beguiled'', the story, which was originally a 1966 novel by Thomas P. Cullinan. The 1971 film was directed by Donald Siegel and featured Creator/ClintEastwood as the wounded soldier. The 2017 film was directed by Creator/SofiaCoppola, and featured Creator/ColinFarrell as the soldier.


During the Civil War, a wounded 'Yankee' soldier is found by a group of women in a seminary, and taken in and cared for. The new presence of a man in a group of Catholic women creates all sorts of (sexual) tension, which leads to scenes of rivalry between the women. Add in the moral dilemma of taking in a soldier who fights for the wrong side, and the fact that the women are all in different stages of womanhood, and you get the powder keg situation that is ''The Beguiled''.

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During the Civil War, TheAmericanCivilWar, a wounded 'Yankee' soldier is found by a group of women in a seminary, and taken in and cared for. The new presence of a man in a group of Catholic women creates all sorts of (sexual) tension, which leads to scenes of rivalry between the women. Add in the moral dilemma of taking in a soldier who fights for the wrong side, and the fact that the women are all in different stages of womanhood, and you get the powder keg situation that is ''The Beguiled''.


During the Civil War, a wounded 'Yankee' soldier is found by a group of women in a seminary, and taken in and cared for. The new presence of a man in a group of catholic women creates all sorts of (sexual) tension, which leads to scenes of rivalry between the women. Add in the moral dilemma of taking in a soldier who fights for the wrong side, and the fact that the women are all in different stages of womanhood, and you get the powder keg situation that is The Beguiled.

There are two different film adaptations of ''The Beguiled'', which was originally a novel by Thomas Cullinan. The 1971 film was directed by Donald Siegel and featured Creator/ClintEastwood as the wounded soldier. The 2017 film was directed by Creator/SofiaCoppola, and featured Creator/ColinFarrell as the soldier.

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During the Civil War, a wounded 'Yankee' soldier is found by a group of women in a seminary, and taken in and cared for. The new presence of a man in a group of catholic Catholic women creates all sorts of (sexual) tension, which leads to scenes of rivalry between the women. Add in the moral dilemma of taking in a soldier who fights for the wrong side, and the fact that the women are all in different stages of womanhood, and you get the powder keg situation that is The Beguiled.

''The Beguiled''.

There are two different film adaptations of ''The Beguiled'', which was originally a 1966 novel by Thomas Cullinan. The 1971 film was directed by Donald Siegel and featured Creator/ClintEastwood as the wounded soldier. The 2017 film was directed by Creator/SofiaCoppola, and featured Creator/ColinFarrell as the soldier.soldier.


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* CompositeCharacter: In both film versions, Edwina is a composite of two characters in the novel: Edwina Dabney, a teenage student who falls in love with John, and Harriet Farnsworth, a teacher at the school (and Miss Martha's sister.)

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* CompositeCharacter: In both film versions, Edwina is a composite of two characters in the novel: Edwina Dabney, Morrow, a teenage student who falls in love with John, and Harriet Farnsworth, a teacher at the school (and Miss Martha's sister.)

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* CompositeCharacter: In both film versions, Edwina is a composite of two characters in the novel: Edwina Dabney, a teenage student who falls in love with John, and Harriet Farnsworth, a teacher at the school (and Miss Martha's sister.)


* AdaptationalNationality: Mcburney is turned into an Irish immigrant, likely to accommodate Creator/ColinFarrell's accent.

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