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26th May '16 4:19:34 PM catmuto
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* ''Manga/FutariEcchi'' plays with this by having Misaki attempt to get over her unrequited crush on Makoto by trying to burn a photo that she has of him. She cannot get herself to do it, though, and simply hides it in the far corner of her wardrobe.



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13th Feb '16 2:44:30 PM eroock
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* In the French movie ''L'Appartment'', the male protagonist collects all the clothes of his lost love, puts them in the bathtub and sets them on fire while crying.
13th Feb '16 2:34:50 PM eroock
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->''Fumbling through a cut glass vase''

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->''Fumbling ->''"Fumbling through a cut glass vase''



->''Burning jealous pictures of marriages of friends''

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->''Burning jealous pictures of marriages of friends''friends."''
2nd May '15 9:32:01 PM MrMatt
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* Music/{{Adele}}'s "Rolling in the Deep" video has a paper cityscape being burned.

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* Music/{{Adele}}'s "Rolling "[[Music/TwentyOne Rolling in the Deep" Deep]]" video has a paper cityscape being burned.
18th Apr '15 1:29:52 AM Odon
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* Subverted in ''Film/{{Memento}}'' where the protagonist suffers from short-term memory loss and keeps disposing of his murdered wife's personal belongings in an attempt to get over her death. [[spoiler:We later discover he's disposed of evidence that he'd already caught her killer before the events of the movie, as his hunt for her murderers is the only thing that gives him purpose.]]
18th Apr '15 1:22:47 AM Odon
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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer:'' in the season 4 episode "The Initiative," Xander comes across Harmony as she's building a bonfire of Spike's stuff.

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* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer:'' in the season 4 episode "The Initiative," Xander comes across Harmony as she's building a bonfire of Spike's stuff. Cordelia cuts up Xander's stuff and burns his picture in "The Wish".
7th Apr '15 10:48:53 AM robbulldog
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* Rosa of ''Series/BrooklynNineNine'' recommends this to Charles, after his painful breakup with Vivian. However, Boyle gets second thoughts and starts trying to pull stuff out, then tries to douse his hands in Rosa's drink, which happens to be hot coffee.
23rd Mar '15 4:01:59 PM TitoMosquito
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* A variation in ''WesternAnimation/{{Jimmy Two-Shoes}}'', after Jimmy's ObliviousToLove nature leads him to dating a Heloise look-alike, Heloise angrily rips up her StalkerShrine of him and tosses the remains in a vat of acid.

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* A variation in ''WesternAnimation/{{Jimmy Two-Shoes}}'', ''WesternAnimation/JimmyTwoShoes'', after Jimmy's ObliviousToLove nature leads him to dating a Heloise look-alike, Heloise angrily rips up her StalkerShrine of him and tosses the remains in a vat of acid.
28th Dec '14 12:58:34 AM LordGro
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* In ''Literature/TheAeneid'', Dido and her sister set fire to Aeneas's things after he abandons Dido. Said bonfire also doubles as a funeral pyre, as the last thing Dido throws into the fire is [[SpurnedIntoSuicide herself]].

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* In After Aeneas abandons Dido in book IV of ''Literature/TheAeneid'', Dido orders to build a pyre to burn Aeneas' clothes and her sister set fire to Aeneas's things after he abandons Dido. Said bonfire weapons, an image of Aeneas and also doubles as a the bed on which she slept with him, claiming this ritual will heal her of her lovesickness. But when the pyre is ready, she stabs herself with Aeneas' sword on it, and the Breakup Bonfire becomes her funeral pyre, as the last thing Dido throws into the fire is [[SpurnedIntoSuicide herself]].pyre.




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7th Dec '14 3:26:16 PM wolftickets1969
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* Music/{{Adele}}'s "Rolling in the Deep" video has a paper cityscape being burned.
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