Anagrams in Literature, Movies, and BeyondHere are some instances where authors and other creators consciously used anagrams in their works, as titles, as names of their characters, and so on.
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Literature | Movies | Magazines | Television | Music | Art
LiteratureVladimir Nabokov = Vivian Darkbloom
Tom Marvolo Riddle = I am Lord Voldemort
Tom Elvis Jedusor = Je suis Voldemort
Erewhon = Nowhere
Roast Mules = Somersault
O, Draconian devil! = Leonardo da VinciOh, lame saint! = The Mona LisaSo dark the con of Man = Madonna of the Rocks
Anna Madrigal = A man and a girl
Leigh Teabing = Baigent Leigh
Claire McCleethy = They call me CirceHester Asa Moore = Sarah Rees-Toome
Dave Barry = Ray Adverb
Imagine the theater as real = I hate thee, sterile anagram
MoviesOctober Sky = Rocket Boys
Miss Hester Mofet = Miss the rest of meLouis Friend = Iron Sulfide
Redrum = Murder
Setec Astronomy = Too Many Secrets
A Turnip Cures Elvis = Universal PicturesBlond Rhino Spaniel = Phil Alden RobinsonFort Red Border = Robert Redford
Mobil = LimboSwitch or Break Show [a song] = Wachowski brothers [director duo: Larry and Andy Wachowsk]
Edward Daniels = Andrew LaeddisRachel Solando = Dolores Chanal
MagazinesMetamagical Themas = Mathematical Games
TelevisionBart = Brat
Torchwood = Doctor Who
Gregory House = Huge ego, sorry
MusicJim Morrison = Mr. Mojo Risin'
Memory Almost Full = For my soulmate LLM
Lyrics and poems that makes use of anagrams:
doG (When a Child Says a Prayer), a song by Bill Pere
I, Megaphone = Imogen Heap
Will.i.am = William
ArtSalvador Dali = Avida Dollars
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