History Literature / Cut

25th Apr '16 3:51:58 PM LadyYuki
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* IllGirl: Becca is probably the closest example to the trope - she's tiny, perpetually pale, and dangerously anorexic - to the point of having suffered a ''heart attack'' that landed her in the hospital before the events of the story. [[spoiler:There's also a male example in Callie's little brother Sam.]]

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* IllGirl: Becca is probably the closest example to the trope - she's tiny, perpetually pale, and dangerously anorexic - to the point of having suffered a ''heart attack'' that landed her in the hospital before the events of the story. [[spoiler:There's also a male example in Callie's little brother Sam.]]



* ItsAllMyFault: [[spoiler: Before the story, Callie was left to watch her sick younger brother while their parents went out, and he had a bad asthma attack that put him in the hospital. The guilt Callie feels over what she believed was her failure to prevent her brother from developing asthma is what drove her to start hurting herself.]]



* TheReveal: Callie's self-harm tendencies and unwillingness to speak stem from [[spoiler: feelings of extreme guilt. She was left to watch her sick younger brother while their parents went out, and he had a bad asthma attack that put him in the hospital. She believes that she wasn't watching him closely enough to prevent the attack and this is the sole reason he developed asthma.]]
5th Feb '16 8:45:08 PM LadyYuki
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* DiscreetDiningDisposal: Becca does this with a brownie she was being encouraged to eat, hiding it in her napkin while everyone is looking the other way.
5th Feb '16 8:29:52 PM LadyYuki
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* ImprovisedWeapon: Discussed by the therapist. She tells Callie that there are all kinds of things in the world she can turn into weapons to hurt herself if she wanted to.



* TheReveal: Callie's self-harm tendencies and unwillingness to speak stem from [[spoiler: feelings of extreme guilt. She was left to watch her sick younger brother while her parents went out, and he had a bad asthma attack that put him in the hospital. Even though she gave him CPR and might have saved his life, she feels horrible for not having prevented the attack. She believes that her negligence is the sole reason her brother developed asthma.]]

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* TheReveal: Callie's self-harm tendencies and unwillingness to speak stem from [[spoiler: feelings of extreme guilt. She was left to watch her sick younger brother while her their parents went out, and he had a bad asthma attack that put him in the hospital. Even though she gave him CPR and might have saved his life, she feels horrible for not having prevented the attack. She believes that her negligence she wasn't watching him closely enough to prevent the attack and this is the sole reason her brother he developed asthma.]]
4th Feb '16 8:18:21 PM LadyYuki
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* IllGirl: Becca is probably the closest example to the trope - she's dangerously anorexic, to the point of having suffered a ''heart attack'' that landed her in the hospital before the events of the story [[spoiler:and another during the story.]] There's also a male example in Callie's little brother Sam.

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* IllGirl: Becca is probably the closest example to the trope - she's tiny, perpetually pale, and dangerously anorexic, anorexic - to the point of having suffered a ''heart attack'' that landed her in the hospital before the events of the story [[spoiler:and another during the story.]] There's story. [[spoiler:There's also a male example in Callie's little brother Sam.]]



* TheReveal: [[spoiler: Callie was left to watch her younger brother while her parents went out, and he had a bad asthma attack that put him in the hospital. She now suffers from intense feelings of guilt, thinking that she didn't watch him closely enough to prevent the attack.]]

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* TheReveal: Callie's self-harm tendencies and unwillingness to speak stem from [[spoiler: Callie feelings of extreme guilt. She was left to watch her sick younger brother while her parents went out, and he had a bad asthma attack that put him in the hospital. Even though she gave him CPR and might have saved his life, she feels horrible for not having prevented the attack. She now suffers from intense feelings of guilt, thinking believes that she didn't watch him closely enough to prevent her negligence is the attack.sole reason her brother developed asthma.]]
4th Feb '16 8:01:33 PM LadyYuki
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* InSeriesNickname: Many of the patients at Sea Pines have dubbed the facility "Sick Minds."
* InsistentTerminology: They are "guests", not patients, and Sea Pines is a "residential treatment facility", not a hospital.

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* InSeriesNickname: Many of the patients at Sea Pines have dubbed the facility "Sick Minds."
" Callie herself is known by the moniker "S.T." - short for Silent Treatment.
* IllGirl: Becca is probably the closest example to the trope - she's dangerously anorexic, to the point of having suffered a ''heart attack'' that landed her in the hospital before the events of the story [[spoiler:and another during the story.]] There's also a male example in Callie's little brother Sam.
* InsistentTerminology: They are "guests", not patients, and Sea Pines is a "residential treatment facility", not a mental hospital.


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* TheReveal: [[spoiler: Callie was left to watch her younger brother while her parents went out, and he had a bad asthma attack that put him in the hospital. She now suffers from intense feelings of guilt, thinking that she didn't watch him closely enough to prevent the attack.]]
4th Feb '16 7:37:37 PM LadyYuki
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* LadyLand: Every guest at Sea Pines is female, as well as each staff member.
* {{Mammy}}: Ruby, who is mentioned to be black, Callie's idea of the most trustworthy attendant, and acts as a maternal figure towards guests under her charge. She even calls Callie "honey child" a few times.
* TheNineties: Implied to take place then because of the lack of computers and the mentions of the show ''Rescue911''.
* SecondPersonNarration: "You" is her therapist.

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* LadyLand: Every guest InSeriesNickname: Many of the patients at Sea Pines have dubbed the facility "Sick Minds."
* InsistentTerminology: They are "guests", not patients, and Sea Pines
is female, as well as each a "residential treatment facility", not a hospital.
* LadyLand: Sea Pines is a treatment facility for girls and young women. The
staff member.
there are also female.
* {{Mammy}}: Ruby, who is mentioned to be black, Callie's idea of Ruby. Callie sees her as the most trustworthy attendant, and she acts as a maternal figure towards guests under her charge.charge, and she happens to be black. She even calls Callie "honey child" a few times.
* TheNineties: Implied The story is implied to take place then because of in this decade, due to the lack of computers and the mentions a mention of the show ''Rescue911''.
''{{Main/Rescue911}}'' being on TV.
* SecondPersonNarration: "You" The person addressed as "you" is her Callie's therapist.
12th Apr '12 1:34:07 PM CobraPrime
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* BechdelTest: Given that Sea Pines is LadyLand and that there are multiple conversations held by the guests and staff members pertaining to topics other than men, this passes. The only male characters who make an appearance are Callie's brother and father, and they don't talk to each other, which means that this book fails the reverse counterpart.
26th Jan '12 6:58:37 PM ThreeferFAQMinorityChick
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* BechdelTest: Given that Sea Pines is LadyLand and that there are multiple conversations held by the guests and staff members pertaining to topics other than men, this passes. The only male characters who make an appearance are Callie's brother and father, and they don't talk to each other, which means that this book fails the reverse counterpart.
* EveryScarHasAStory: At one point, Callie shows the therapist the scars on her arms and tells her how she made each one.



* {{Mammy}}: Ruby, who is mentioned to be black, Callie's idea of the most trustworthy attendant, and acts as a maternal figure towards guests under her charge. She even calls Callie "honey child" a few times.



* SelfHarm: Callie engages in this and this is the reason for the plot.

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* SelfHarm: Callie engages in this and this is the reason for the plot. Even though Sea Pines has a policy against "sharps", Callie still finds ways to continue to cut herself.
2nd Jan '12 9:53:27 AM wuggles
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* TheNineties: Implied to take place then because of the lack of computers and the mentions of the show ''Rescue911''.
* SecondPersonNarration: "You" is her therapist.


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* TheVoiceless: Callie refuses to talk to anybody.
15th Dec '11 6:03:56 PM ThreeferFAQMinorityChick
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