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* DeterminedHomesteadersWife: PlayedWith regarding Ory, who seems somewhat bitter about her circumstances, and is skeptical of Ezra's promises to dig a well.


* IllGirl: Ill Boy, in the form of Jody's crippled, sickly friend Fodderwing. Jody learns a lesson about life when Fodderwing dies.


* ShootTheDog: Ory does, but being a poor shot, she only wounds it. Jody has to put his deer out of its misery.

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* ShootTheDog: Ory Ora does, but being a poor shot, she only wounds it. Jody has to put his deer out of its misery.



* WouldHitAGirl: Jody has no qualms for it, as when he throws a potato at Eulalie Boyle [[DisproportionateRetribution for simply making fun of him]].

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* WouldHitAGirl: Jody has no qualms for it, as when he throws a potato at Eulalie Boyle [[DisproportionateRetribution for simply making fun of him]].him]].
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* {{Bambification}}: Jody and his pet deer, whom he names Flag. As per the trope, Flag is a darling and deeply lovable at first. Then the trope is Subverted when Flag grows to eat the Baxters out of house and home, becoming too dangerous to keep and too tame to drive away. Killing the deer symbolizes the end of Jody's innocence.

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* {{Bambification}}: Jody and his pet deer, whom he names Flag. As per the trope, Flag is a darling and deeply lovable at first. Then the trope is Subverted subverted when Flag grows to eat the Baxters out of house and home, becoming too dangerous to keep and too tame to drive away. Killing the deer symbolizes the end of Jody's innocence.


%% * ABoyAndHisX: A boy and his fawn. %% Add more context to describe their relationship and what effect it has on them. %%

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%% * ABoyAndHisX: A boy and his fawn. %% Add more context to describe their relationship and what effect it has on them. %%


''The Yearling'' is a 1938 UsefulNotes/PulitzerPrize-winning novel by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, which was made into a 1946 film (directed by Clarence Brown, starring Creator/GregoryPeck and Jane Wyman), a 1983 anime series (''Kojika Monogatari'') and a 1994 TV series (with Peter Strauss as Ezra and Jean Smart as Ora).

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''The Yearling'' is a 1938 UsefulNotes/PulitzerPrize-winning novel by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, which was made into a 1946 film (directed by Clarence Brown, starring Creator/GregoryPeck and Jane Wyman), Creator/JaneWyman), a 1983 anime series (''Kojika Monogatari'') and a 1994 TV series (with (starring Peter Strauss as Ezra and Jean Smart as Ora).
Creator/JeanSmart).


* [[GenderBlenderName Gender-BenderNickname]]: Ezra's nickname is "Penny" in the books because of his height. You can probably guess why a good deal of adaptations leave this out.

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* [[GenderBlenderName Gender-BenderNickname]]: Gender-Bender Nickname]]: Ezra's nickname is "Penny" in the books because of his height. You can probably guess why a good deal of adaptations leave this out.


* {{Bambification}}: Jody and his pet deer, whom he names Flag. As per the trope, Flag is darling and deeply lovable at first. Then the trope is Subverted when Flag grows to eat the Baxters out of house and home, becoming too dangerous to keep and too tame to drive away. Killing the deer symbolizes the end of Jody's innocence.

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* {{Bambification}}: Jody and his pet deer, whom he names Flag. As per the trope, Flag is a darling and deeply lovable at first. Then the trope is Subverted when Flag grows to eat the Baxters out of house and home, becoming too dangerous to keep and too tame to drive away. Killing the deer symbolizes the end of Jody's innocence.


* GenderBlenderNickname: Ezra's nickname is "Penny" in the books because of his height. You can probably guess why a good deal of adaptations leave this out.

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* GenderBlenderNickname: [[GenderBlenderName Gender-BenderNickname]]: Ezra's nickname is "Penny" in the books because of his height. You can probably guess why a good deal of adaptations leave this out.


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* PetBabyWildAnimal: Jody takes in Flag after its mother is killed by Penny. [[spoiler:He's later forced to kill it after it grows to become a problem.]]


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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Jody returns, but Flag is dead and the novel implies that Ezra might not recover from his illness.]]


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* TokenGoodTeammate: Fodder-Wing and Buck to the Forresters.

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* GenderBlenderNickname: Ezra's nickname is "Penny" in the books because of his height. You can probably guess why a good deal of adaptations leave this out.


* ABoyAndHisX: A boy and his fawn.

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%% * ABoyAndHisX: A boy and his fawn.fawn. %% Add more context to describe their relationship and what effect it has on them. %%



* DeathOfAChild: Jody's little buddy Fodderwing dies. And then there's all the other Baxter children who died in the backstory.



* InfantImmortality: Averted. Jody's little buddy Fodderwing dies. And then there's all the other Baxter children who died in the backstory.


* InfantImmortality: Jody's little buddy Fodderwing dies. And then there's all the other Baxter children who died in the backstory.

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* InfantImmortality: Averted. Jody's little buddy Fodderwing dies. And then there's all the other Baxter children who died in the backstory.


''The Yearling'' is a 1938 UsefulNotes/PulitzerPrize-winning novel by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, which was made into a 1946 film directed by Clarence Brown, starring Creator/GregoryPeck and Jane Wyman. Ezra Baxter (Peck) and his wife Ora (Wyman) live on a hardscrabble farm in the backwoods of central Florida, along with their preteen son Jody, in 1878. Ezra is a loving father but Ora, haunted by the memory of her other children who died in infancy (six in the novel, three in the film), has a hard time showing affection for her son.

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''The Yearling'' is a 1938 UsefulNotes/PulitzerPrize-winning novel by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, which was made into a 1946 film directed (directed by Clarence Brown, starring Creator/GregoryPeck and Jane Wyman. Wyman), a 1983 anime series (''Kojika Monogatari'') and a 1994 TV series (with Peter Strauss as Ezra and Jean Smart as Ora).

Ezra Baxter (Peck) (Peck, Strauss) and his wife Ora (Wyman) (Wyman, Smart) live on a hardscrabble farm in the backwoods of central Florida, along with their preteen son Jody, in 1878. Ezra is a loving father but Ora, haunted by the memory of her other children who died in infancy (six in the novel, three in the film), has a hard time showing affection for her son.

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