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'''St John`s Eve''' (''Sancthansnatten'') is an early play written by Creator/{{Henrik Ibsen}} in 1853. He came to consider it an {{old Shame}}, and never put it into his collected works. It has, however, been {{vindicated by history}}, and is played by different groups in the later decades.

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'''St John`s Eve''' (''Sancthansnatten'') is an early play written by Creator/{{Henrik Ibsen}} Creator/HenrikIbsen in 1853. He came to consider it an {{old Shame}}, and never put it into his collected works. It has, however, been {{vindicated by history}}, and is played by different groups in the later decades.



* {{Portal}}: The entrance to the halls of the mountain domain.



* PortalDoor: The entrance to the halls of the mountain domain.



** The older poet Welhaven, having read the works of Creator/AsbjornsenAndMoe, disliked the notion that the ''Hulder'' had a tail, and disapproved of it, and went for a more idealized, fairy-like Hulder. Ibsen had read this, and made Welhaven the butt of his joke. No wonder the local audience in Bergen went batshit on this satire (as Welhaven also was a Bergen native).

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** The older poet Welhaven, having read the works of Creator/AsbjornsenAndMoe, disliked the notion that the ''Hulder'' had a tail, and disapproved of it, and went for a more idealized, fairy-like Hulder. Ibsen had read this, and made Welhaven the butt of his joke. No wonder the local audience in Bergen went batshit on this satire (as Welhaven also was a Bergen native).native).

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* TheCityVsTheCountry: The basic plot.



* TheCityVsTheCountry: The basic plot.


* ChekhovsGun: The flower turning into a lost key, {{maybe magic, maybe mundane}}.



* ComicallyMissingThePoint: Both Julian and Juliane.



* DeusExMachina: Grandfather Berg comes in with the true testament at the end of the play, well and truly setting mrs Berg out of the gambit.
* TheFairFolk: the goblin, and the elves of the forest. The Hulder is commented upon. The Fair Folk even stages some ballads for the main couple.
* ChekhovsGun: The flower turning into a lost key, {{maybe magic, maybe mundane}}.
* ComicallyMissingThePoint: Both Julian and Juliane.



* {{Expy}}: Pretty much expies sentral elements of ''Theatre/AMidsummerNightsDream''. The Goblin clearly expies the Puck, and the magic flower is prominent in both plays.

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* DeusExMachina: Grandfather Berg comes in with the true testament at the end of the play, well and truly setting mrs Berg out of the gambit.
* {{Expy}}: Pretty much expies sentral elements of ''Theatre/AMidsummerNightsDream''. The Goblin clearly expies the Puck, and the magic flower is prominent in both plays.
* TheFairFolk: the goblin, and the elves of the forest. The Hulder is commented upon. The Fair Folk even stages some ballads for the main couple.


* ShoutOut: {{Asbjornsen and Moe}} is a premise of the play, with several references. So are the {{medieval ballads}}, although the Danish ones. Julian Paulsen chides Asbjørnsen for revealing the fact that the Hulder has a tail ("that monster who wrote a book and told that she in fact - had a ''tail''!"). Even more ridiculous when he even was in love with her.

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* ShoutOut: {{Asbjornsen Creator/{{Asbjornsen and Moe}} is a premise of the play, with several references. So are the {{medieval ballads}}, although the Danish ones. Julian Paulsen chides Asbjørnsen for revealing the fact that the Hulder has a tail ("that monster who wrote a book and told that she in fact - had a ''tail''!"). Even more ridiculous when he even was in love with her.


* TakeThat: Ibsen parodied the romantics at the time, making Julian Paulsen a heavy statement. This is the main reason why the audience disliked the play, and Ibsen, snarking that all the critics were like Paulsen, hid the play in a drawer for the rest of his life.

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* TakeThat: Ibsen parodied the romantics at the time, making Julian Paulsen a heavy statement. This is the main reason why the audience disliked the play, and Ibsen, snarking that all the critics were like Paulsen, hid the play in a drawer for the rest of his life.life.
** The older poet Welhaven, having read the works of Creator/AsbjornsenAndMoe, disliked the notion that the ''Hulder'' had a tail, and disapproved of it, and went for a more idealized, fairy-like Hulder. Ibsen had read this, and made Welhaven the butt of his joke. No wonder the local audience in Bergen went batshit on this satire (as Welhaven also was a Bergen native).


* {{Expy}}: Pretty much expies sentral elements of {{A Midsummer Nights Dream}}. The Goblin clearly expies the Puck, and the magic flower is prominent in both plays.
* FishOutOfWater: Juliane, Julian and mrs Berg. The two former are {{played for laughs}}, the last one is not.

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* {{Expy}}: Pretty much expies sentral elements of {{A Midsummer Nights Dream}}.''Theatre/AMidsummerNightsDream''. The Goblin clearly expies the Puck, and the magic flower is prominent in both plays.
* FishOutOfWater: Juliane, Julian and mrs Berg. The two former are {{played for laughs}}, PlayedForLaughs, the last one is not.


'''St John`s Eve''' (''Sancthansnatten'') is an early play written by {{Henrik Ibsen}} in 1853. He came to consider it an {{old Shame}}, and never put it into his collected works. It has, however, been {{vindicated by history}}, and is played by different groups in the later decades.

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'''St John`s Eve''' (''Sancthansnatten'') is an early play written by {{Henrik Creator/{{Henrik Ibsen}} in 1853. He came to consider it an {{old Shame}}, and never put it into his collected works. It has, however, been {{vindicated by history}}, and is played by different groups in the later decades.



* TakeThat: Ibsen parodied the romantics at the time, making Julian Paulsen a heavy statement. This is the main reason why the audience disliked the play, and Ibsen, snarking that all the critics were like Paulsen, hid the play in a drawer for the rest of his life.

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* TakeThat: Ibsen parodied the romantics at the time, making Julian Paulsen a heavy statement. This is the main reason why the audience disliked the play, and Ibsen, snarking that all the critics were like Paulsen, hid the play in a drawer for the rest of his life.


* VindicatedByHistory: After the poor reception in 1853, Ibsen never got the play published. It was, however, read by scholars, and revived to his 150th anniversary in 1978. Since then, it has been played a number of times, and it seems suited for young amateurs.


* TakeThat: Ibsen parodied the romantics at the time, making Julian Paulsen a heavy statement. This is the main reason why the audience disliked the play, and Ibsen, snarking that all the critics were like Paulsen, hid the play in a drawer for the rest of his life.

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* TakeThat: Ibsen parodied the romantics at the time, making Julian Paulsen a heavy statement. This is the main reason why the audience disliked the play, and Ibsen, snarking that all the critics were like Paulsen, hid the play in a drawer for the rest of his life.life.
* VindicatedByHistory: After the poor reception in 1853, Ibsen never got the play published. It was, however, read by scholars, and revived to his 150th anniversary in 1978. Since then, it has been played a number of times, and it seems suited for young amateurs.

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* ChildhoodFriendRomance: Implied between Anne and Birk. They played together as children, but are not able to remember eachother before the Goblin intervenes. Also implied with Julian and Juliane, who met at a children`s ball in town.


* HealingHerb: The flower used by the Goblin to spice the drinks. It heals the loss of memory, and thus restores the truth for all involved, Anne, Birk, Julian and Juliane.



* MagicPortal: The entrance to the halls of the mountain domain.

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* MagicPortal: MagicAntidote: The drink becomes one after the goblin tampers with it.
* {{Portal}}:
The entrance to the halls of the mountain domain.

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* HufflepuffHouse: Jørgen, brother of Juliane. His sole purpose is to bring Birk and Julian to the farm, then to mix drinks, and then to be left completely out of the gambit.


* TheChessmaster: Mrs Berg is drawing strings to make Juliane inherit the farm by marrying Birk. She is, however, outgambitted by the goblin, and by old Berg by default.



* DeusExMachina: Grandfather Berg comes in with the true testament at the end of the play, well and truly setting mrs Berg out of the gambit.



* OpenMouthInsertFoot: Birk manages this when he first comes to the farm, by making jokes on the expence of the old buildings and the (possible) goblin living there. Anne calls him out on it at once.

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* OpenMouthInsertFoot: Birk manages this when he first comes to the farm, by making jokes on the expence of the old buildings and the (possible) goblin living there. Anne calls him out on it at once. once.
* OutGambitted: Mrs Berg, by old Berg, Anne`s grandfather.

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* OpenMouthInsertFoot: Birk manages this when he first comes to the farm, by making jokes on the expence of the old buildings and the (possible) goblin living there. Anne calls him out on it at once.

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* TheSimpleLifeIsSimple: Juliane lives after this. Julian as well, although he romanticizes country life.

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