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** Also subverted with Makoto and Minako: both have a tendence to chase boys (especially the latter in the manga), with Minako sometimes wearing somewhat revealing clothes, yet they're superhero (especially Minako, who has a rather pronounced ChronicHeroSyndrome).
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->Rebecca West

A pattern of thought that divides female-humanity into two mutually exclusive categories: Madonnas and Whores. The virtuous Madonna figure, possessing and protecting social virtue [[AllWomenArePrudes (and deploring sexuality)]] is an object of worship and everything that all females should aspire to be. However, sex is not part of this. Anyone who fails to live up to the Madonna standard is a Whore [[AllWomenAreLustful driven exclusively by sexual desire and (therefore) lacking in morality and humanity.]] An active sex life makes one a Whore... unless one is married, and sometimes not even then. The Madonna–Whore complex is a notable contrast to the TheThreeFacesOfEve as it ignores the Wife archetype (one who is sexually active but morally good/"pure") and creates a FalseDichotomy between the Child and Seductress. That said, many Madonnas ''are'' wives, though they are more often mothers or sisters, or other females with close emotional ties to whomever considers them a Madonna.

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A pattern of thought that divides female-humanity into two mutually exclusive categories: Madonnas and Whores. The virtuous Madonna figure, possessing and protecting social virtue [[AllWomenArePrudes (and deploring sexuality)]] is an object of worship and everything that all females should aspire to be. However, sex is not part of this. Anyone who fails to live up to the Madonna standard is a Whore [[AllWomenAreLustful driven exclusively by sexual desire and (therefore) lacking in morality and humanity.]] An active sex life makes one a Whore... Whore… unless one is married, and sometimes not even then. The Madonna–Whore Madonna-Whore complex is a notable contrast to the TheThreeFacesOfEve as it ignores the Wife archetype (one who is sexually active but morally good/"pure") and creates a FalseDichotomy between the Child and Seductress. That said, many Madonnas ''are'' wives, though they are more often mothers or sisters, or other females with close emotional ties to whomever considers them a Madonna.



[[IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused with]] someone thinking Music/{{Madonna}} acts like a whore... though that would probably be an example of this.


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[[IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused with]] someone thinking Music/{{Madonna}} acts like a whore... whore… though that would probably be an example of this.




The Madonna is always good at heart, always chaste and [[NeutralFemale often passive]]. She sometimes is corrupted - [[LesYay often sexually, and often by the Whore]], directly or indirectly. Common tropes applying to the Madonna:
* ActionGirl - When compared with the more ruthless and often more sensual DarkActionGirl

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The Madonna is always good at heart, always chaste and [[NeutralFemale often passive]]. She sometimes is corrupted - [[LesYay corrupted--[[LesYay often sexually, and often by the Whore]], directly or indirectly. Common tropes applying to the Madonna:
* ActionGirl - When ActionGirl--when compared with the more ruthless and often more sensual DarkActionGirl



* IceQueen (because frigidity means chastity)

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* IceQueen (because IceQueen--because frigidity means chastity)chastity



* MySisterIsOffLimits (Somewhat related to how YourMom is explained below, sisters are thought of as Madonnas)

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* MySisterIsOffLimits (Somewhat MySisterIsOffLimits--somewhat related to how YourMom is explained below, sisters are thought of as Madonnas)Madonnas



* ApocalypseMaiden (unless she's the tragic type the hero is trying to save)

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* ApocalypseMaiden (unless ApocalypseMaiden--unless she's the tragic type the hero is trying to save)save



* GoldDigger: Who is pretty much the embodiment of the "shameless and amoral whore" archetype.

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* GoldDigger: Who GoldDigger--who is pretty much the embodiment of the "shameless and amoral whore" archetype.



* StrawFeminist: Specifically those who use sex as the means to control men.
* TechnicalVirgin: In a universe where [[DefiledForever "you either are or you aren't."]]

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* StrawFeminist: Specifically StrawFeminist--specifically those who use sex as the means to control men.
* TechnicalVirgin: In TechnicalVirgin--in a universe where [[DefiledForever "you either are or you aren't."]]



* YourMom[=/=]IBangedYourMom. Mothers, tending to be viewed as "Madonnas", implying that they enjoy sex puts them in the "Whore" category in the minds of some men, which they find deeply insulting.

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* YourMom[=/=]IBangedYourMom. Mothers, YourMom[=/=]IBangedYourMom--mothers, tending to be viewed as "Madonnas", implying that they enjoy sex puts them in the "Whore" category in the minds of some men, which they find deeply insulting.



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-->"Usagi is pure-hearted, but she isn’t “pure” in the archaic sense. She’s sexual. And I love that she can be both. She’s the amaranthine avatar of goodness and love and serenity in the universe—she is every cherished ideal we hold of what it means to be a “magical girl.” She stands for truth and freedom and hope. She wears floaty pastel clothes and enormous pigtails and her weapons are covered in hearts and stylized angel wings. She’s often drawn with angel wings herself! And she has sex. It doesn’t make her dirty, or suddenly inappropriate as entertainment for young girls. She doesn’t lose her power or her magic. She is a multifaceted young woman who loves sweets and comics and vanquishes the forces of evil and also has sex."

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-->"Usagi is pure-hearted, but she isn’t “pure” in the archaic sense. She’s sexual. And I love that she can be both. She’s the amaranthine avatar of goodness and love and serenity in the universe—she universe--she is every cherished ideal we hold of what it means to be a “magical girl.” She stands for truth and freedom and hope. She wears floaty pastel clothes and enormous pigtails and her weapons are covered in hearts and stylized angel wings. She’s often drawn with angel wings herself! And she has sex. It doesn’t make her dirty, or suddenly inappropriate as entertainment for young girls. She doesn’t lose her power or her magic. She is a multifaceted young woman who loves sweets and comics and vanquishes the forces of evil and also has sex."



* ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny'' is a big one, deliberately doubling Lacus's image with HotterAndSexier Meer; while Lacus is shown caring for orphans, sleeping alone, and never being kissed on the lips, Meer's skimpy and provocative outfits and emphasized chest led {{Fandumb}} to scream "Whore!" at nearly first sight of her -- and this was before she crawled into Athrun's bed. A continuation of Madonna!Lacus and Whore!Fllay from ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED''.

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* ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny'' is a big one, deliberately doubling Lacus's image with HotterAndSexier Meer; while Lacus is shown caring for orphans, sleeping alone, and never being kissed on the lips, Meer's skimpy and provocative outfits and emphasized chest led {{Fandumb}} to scream "Whore!" at nearly first sight of her -- and her--and this was before she crawled into Athrun's bed. A continuation of Madonna!Lacus and Whore!Fllay from ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED''.



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** What's more, Quasimodo is well-intentioned but only sees Esmeralda as a pure Madonna, heavily idealizing her since she saved him from humiliation and possible death -- which does NOT mix well with the fact that Quasi has an extremely naive view of human relationships due to him living all of his life locked away fom the world. Phoebus is attracted to ''both'' Esmeralda's kind heart and her alluring nature, so she chooses him because he's the only one that sees her as a proper human being with flaws and pros instead of just one thing or another. [[AdaptationDecay Ironic, considering in the original book...]]

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** What's more, Quasimodo is well-intentioned but only sees Esmeralda as a pure Madonna, heavily idealizing her since she saved him from humiliation and possible death -- which death--which does NOT ''not'' mix well with the fact that Quasi has an extremely naive view of human relationships due to him living all of his life locked away fom the world. Phoebus is attracted to ''both'' Esmeralda's kind heart and her alluring nature, so she chooses him because he's the only one that sees her as a proper human being with flaws and pros instead of just one thing or another. [[AdaptationDecay Ironic, considering in the original book...]]book…]]



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* In Fritz Lang's ''Film/{{Metropolis}}'', [[MeaningfulName Maria]] is saintly and pure, whereas her robotic doppelganger is a diabolical temptress who works as a dancing girl at Toshiwara. Of course, the machine-woman was [[InvokedTrope deliberately made that way by Rotwang and Joh Fredersen to discredit Maria]]. They even spell it out for us - not only is Maria named after the Virgin Mary, but her robot double is repeatedly and explicitly compared to the Whore of Babylon from [[BookOfRevelation Revelation]].

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* In Fritz Lang's ''Film/{{Metropolis}}'', [[MeaningfulName Maria]] is saintly and pure, whereas her robotic doppelganger is a diabolical temptress who works as a dancing girl at Toshiwara. Of course, the machine-woman was [[InvokedTrope deliberately made that way by Rotwang and Joh Fredersen to discredit Maria]]. They even spell it out for us - not us--not only is Maria named after the Virgin Mary, but her robot double is repeatedly and explicitly compared to the Whore of Babylon from [[BookOfRevelation Revelation]].



* Jake [=LaMotta=] suffers from a major case of this in ''Film/RagingBull'', though slightly more subtly - he can't believe she's with him, so she must be cheating, so be beats her...

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* Jake [=LaMotta=] suffers from a major case of this in ''Film/RagingBull'', though slightly more subtly - he subtly--he can't believe she's with him, so she must be cheating, so be beats her...her…



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* In ''Literature/ABrothersPrice'', whores are women who dress like men, and satisfy other women sexually, as about one boy is born for every ten girls. Protagonist Jerin is very careful about staying husband material, and when someone tells him that oral sex (something he was advised to do with his wives as part of TheTalk) is something that whores do, he is very embarassed about having something in common with whores. (Male prostitutes exist, too, but are mainly for making babies, so they don't do oral). He is also worried about [[spoiler: being a TechnicalVirgin]], as a man who is not pure, and could have STD, won't find wives, may be sold to the "cribs", brothels where women go to get pregnant.

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* In ''Literature/ABrothersPrice'', whores are women who dress like men, and satisfy other women sexually, as about one boy is born for every ten girls. Protagonist Jerin is very careful about staying husband material, and when someone tells him that oral sex (something he was advised to do with his wives as part of TheTalk) is something that whores do, he is very embarassed about having something in common with whores. (Male prostitutes exist, too, but are mainly for making babies, so they don't do oral). He is also worried about [[spoiler: being a TechnicalVirgin]], as a man who is not pure, and could have STD, won't find wives, may be sold to the "cribs", brothels "cribs"--brothels where women go to get pregnant.



* ''A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man'' : Stephen Dedalus seems to suffer from this acutely

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* ''A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man'' : Man'': Stephen Dedalus seems to suffer from this acutely



* Certainly the view of [[NeverMyFault Ambrosio]] in ''Literature/TheMonk'', who tires of Matilda [[spoiler: and Antonia for that matter]] after she is no longer "pure." Surprisingly for the time, Lewis himself seems to take a much less extreme stance on the matter, painting [[spoiler: Antonia]] as an innocent victim and including both StraightEdgeEvil female villains ([[spoiler: the nuns, and particularly the Prioress]]) and two examples of a GoodBadGirl in the story. The most extreme of which eloped with a hot highwayman and is also a bit of an ActionGirl who saves TheLancer's life, the other one being his LoveInterest, Agnes, a snarky SpiritedYoungLady who feels terrible about [[spoiler: sleeping with him]], but is quickly declared blameless by the heroes [[spoiler: and emphatetically NOT DefiledForever]], even to her incensed brother who crushes on Antonia ''because'' she's pure and innocent.

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* Certainly the view of [[NeverMyFault Ambrosio]] in ''Literature/TheMonk'', who tires of Matilda [[spoiler: and Antonia for that matter]] after she is no longer "pure." Surprisingly for the time, Lewis himself seems to take a much less extreme stance on the matter, painting [[spoiler: Antonia]] as an innocent victim and including both StraightEdgeEvil female villains ([[spoiler: the nuns, and particularly the Prioress]]) and two examples of a GoodBadGirl in the story. The most extreme of which eloped with a hot highwayman and is also a bit of an ActionGirl who saves TheLancer's life, the other one being his LoveInterest, Agnes, a snarky SpiritedYoungLady who feels terrible about [[spoiler: sleeping with him]], but is quickly declared blameless by the heroes [[spoiler: and [[spoiler:and emphatetically NOT ''not'' DefiledForever]], even to her incensed brother who crushes on Antonia ''because'' she's pure and innocent.



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* ''Series/{{Merlin}}'' is one interesting {{inversion}}: it is the unambiguously moral ''Guinevere'' who is linked with love and sex (desired by both Arthur and Lancelot) whilst the more dubiously good Morgana becomes more {{asexual}} as the show goes on (she begins the show as a flirty and good female version of TheCharmer, but loses all interest in men by series 3, at which point she's a WickedWitch). Even more interestingly, Morgana's evil plan to discredit Guinevere revolves around making Arthur believe that she's cheating on him with Lancelot. While Morgana's descent into darkness makes her less and less careful as to the impression she gives (though no less persuasive), Guinevere learns to be more confident and becomes ProgressivelyPrettier.

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* ''Series/{{Merlin}}'' is one interesting {{inversion}}: it is the unambiguously moral ''Guinevere'' who is linked with love and sex (desired by both Arthur and Lancelot) whilst the more dubiously good Morgana becomes more {{asexual}} as the show goes on (she on--she begins the show as a flirty and good female version of TheCharmer, but loses all interest in men by series 3, at which point she's a WickedWitch).WickedWitch. Even more interestingly, Morgana's evil plan to discredit Guinevere revolves around making Arthur believe that she's cheating on him with Lancelot. While Morgana's Morgana initially dresses more revealingly, and then during her descent into darkness makes her less and less careful as to the impression she gives (though no less persuasive), Guinevere learns comes to be more confident and becomes ProgressivelyPrettier.wear long-sleeves exclusively, while Gwen goes from modest servant dresses to fancy, low-cut gowns.



** The trope is actually invoked by another female - Bridget after she's annoyed that her mother starts dating.
---> '''Bridget:''' You're not a woman, you're a mother.
---> '''Cate:''' I hate to break it to you but [[CaptainObvious you can be both]]. Or are you unsure about how I ''became'' a mother?

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** The trope is actually invoked by another female - Bridget female--Bridget after she's annoyed that her mother starts dating.
---> '''Bridget:''' --->'''Bridget:''' You're not a woman, you're a mother.
--->
mother.\\
'''Cate:''' I hate to break it to you but [[CaptainObvious you can be both]]. Or are you unsure about how I ''became'' a mother?



--> '''Victoria:''' "Boyfriends? I guess I've only had two."
--> '''Robin:''' "Prude alert!"
--> '''Victoria:''' "Wh-? Well, that's ''serious'' boyfriends. I've dated other guys in between."
--> '''Robin:''' "Oh, slut alert!"

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--> '''Victoria:''' "Boyfriends? Boyfriends? I guess I've only had two."
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'''Robin:''' "Prude alert!"
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Prude alert!\\
'''Victoria:''' "Wh-? Wh--? Well, that's ''serious'' boyfriends. I've dated other guys in between."
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'''Robin:''' "Oh, Oh, slut alert!"alert!



** The show uses this with Belle and [[spoiler: her Cursed counterpart]] Lacey. Belle is the Madonna - she's the TokenWholesome as well as bookish and caring. She's the one able to see the good in Rumpelstiltskin. Lacey meanwhile is the Whore - she dresses provocatively, ReallyGetsAround, drinks and hustles people playing pool. She meanwhile is attracted to the darkness in Rumple.
** A similar contrast is done between Snow White and Regina. Snow White of course has IncorruptiblePurePureness and her Storybrook counterpart Mary Margaret is modest and virgin-like. Regina meanwhile as the Evil Queen favoured outfits with AbsoluteCleavage that provided plenty of Fanservice. Whenever she's attempting a HeelFaceTurn, her outfits become more modest. Of course on a deeper level, it's not so black and white. While Regina is essentially raping [[spoiler: Graham]], the 'relationship' doesn't last that long - and Regina is pretty asexual for most of the time. Meanwhile Mary Margaret has no problem having a one night stand with Dr Whale or pursuing a married man.

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** The show uses this with Belle and [[spoiler: her Cursed counterpart]] Lacey. Belle is the Madonna - she's Madonna--she's the TokenWholesome as well as bookish and caring. She's the one able to see the good in Rumpelstiltskin. Lacey meanwhile is the Whore - she Whore--she dresses provocatively, ReallyGetsAround, drinks and hustles people playing pool. She meanwhile is attracted to the darkness in Rumple.
** A similar contrast is done between Snow White and Regina. Snow White of course has IncorruptiblePurePureness and her Storybrook counterpart Mary Margaret is modest and virgin-like. Regina meanwhile as the Evil Queen favoured outfits with AbsoluteCleavage that provided plenty of Fanservice. Whenever she's attempting a HeelFaceTurn, her outfits become more modest. Of course on a deeper level, it's not so black and white. While Regina is essentially raping [[spoiler: Graham]], the 'relationship' "relationship" doesn't last that long - and long--and Regina is pretty asexual for most of the time. Meanwhile Mary Margaret has no problem having a one night stand with Dr Whale or pursuing a married man.



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** The video for "You Belong With Me" is really anvilicious. The "narrator"? Totally sweet, tomboyish and GirlNextDoor-like and thus ''undoubtly'' the better option. Her pretty and popular cheerleader rival, who also is more overly sexual than her? Stupid evil whore who cheats and whines and is BAD because she's pretty and popular.

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** The video for "You Belong With Me" is really anvilicious. The "narrator"? Totally sweet, tomboyish and GirlNextDoor-like and thus ''undoubtly'' the better option. Her pretty and popular cheerleader rival, who also is more overly sexual than her? Stupid evil whore who cheats and whines and is BAD because she's pretty and popular.''bad''. Intrestingly enough though, Taylor plays them ''[[ActingForTwo both]]''.



--> She knows in society she either is
-->A devil or an angel with no in between
-->She speaks in the third person
-->So she can forget that she's me

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--> She -->''She knows in society she either is
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* The Flemish folk singer Zjef Vanuytsel has the song "Hop Marlene", telling about the eponymous girl, who is a stripper. She's regarded by both men (in admiring terms) and women (in disapproving terms) as the Whore - until a King witnesses her dancing and decides to marry her, making her the Madonna for her subjects.

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* The Flemish folk singer Zjef Vanuytsel has the song "Hop Marlene", telling about the eponymous girl, who is a stripper. She's regarded by both men (in admiring terms) and women (in disapproving terms) as the Whore - until Whore--until a King witnesses her dancing and decides to marry her, making her the Madonna for her subjects.



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* On the inversion end, there's also Wrestling/{{Ivory}} from Right 2 Censor, as well as ODB and Wrestling/{{Jac|queline}}kie Moore's "cleaning up the Knockout division" gimmick from when they both returned to TNA and feuded with Wrestling/VelvetSky. Looking through history, {{face}} women wrestlers are usually actually in the middle--somewhat sexualized but still implied to be women of valor and virtue--whereas women played to either extreme have made for great {{heel}}s in the past. Velvet Sky is a great defiance of this trope in her own right. As a heel she was definitely a Whore. However as a face she was still MsFanservice and had no problem showing off her body - she just happened to be presented as heroic as well.

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* On the inversion end, there's also Wrestling/{{Ivory}} from Right 2 Censor, as well as ODB and Wrestling/{{Jac|queline}}kie Moore's "cleaning up the Knockout division" gimmick from when they both returned to TNA and feuded with Wrestling/VelvetSky. Looking through history, {{face}} women wrestlers are usually actually in the middle--somewhat sexualized but still implied to be women of valor and virtue--whereas women played to either extreme have made for great {{heel}}s in the past. Velvet Sky is a great defiance of this trope in her own right. As a heel she was definitely a Whore. However as a face she was still MsFanservice and had no problem showing off her body - she body--she just happened to be presented as heroic as well.



* The Characters/WWEDivas vs the [[{{Characters/TNA}} TNA Knockouts]]. The Divas are Madonnas - they belong to a family-friendly company, any sexual stuff is more often implied (when villainous women do it) or just playful and light hearted (when fan favourites do it). Most of the Divas fit a certain look (read: very pretty) and naturally they don't curse on PG television. The Knockouts however are the Whores - they are brash, heavily sexualised, curse a lot and some of them even bleed from time to time.

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* The Characters/WWEDivas vs the [[{{Characters/TNA}} TNA Knockouts]]. The Divas are Madonnas - they Madonnas--they belong to a family-friendly company, any sexual stuff is more often implied (when villainous women do it) or just playful and light hearted (when fan favourites do it). Most of the Divas fit a certain look (read: very pretty) and naturally they don't curse on PG television. The Knockouts however are the Whores - they Whores--they are brash, heavily sexualised, curse a lot and some of them even bleed from time to time.



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** "Look at me, I'm Sandra Dee/Lousy with virginity/Won't go to bed 'til I'm legally wed/I can't; I'm Sandra Dee"
** [[http://www.stlyrics.com/songs/g/grease8951/thereareworsethingsicoulddo302664.html There Are Worse Things I Could Do"]] deconstructs this trope. Betty/Rizzo laments that everyone sees her just as a whore [[spoiler: and specially when there are rumors about her TeenPregnancy]], even when she's not a petty thief and only sleeps with ''one'' guy. Ironically, she's the ringleader in the "Sandra Dee" song (mocking Sandy for being a Madonna), [[spoiler: Sandy is one of the few who offers Rizzo support when she's shunned for being apparently pregnant]] ''and'' [[spoiler: Sandy ends up having a sexy UnnecessaryMakeover in the end.]]

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** "Look -->''Look at me, I'm Sandra Dee/Lousy Dee\\
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** [[http://www.stlyrics.com/songs/g/grease8951/thereareworsethingsicoulddo302664.html There "There Are Worse Things I Could Do"]] deconstructs this trope. Betty/Rizzo laments that everyone sees her just as a whore [[spoiler: and [[spoiler:and specially when there are rumors about her TeenPregnancy]], even when she's not a petty thief and only sleeps with ''one'' guy. Ironically, she's the ringleader in the "Sandra Dee" song (mocking Sandy for being a Madonna), [[spoiler: Sandy [[spoiler:Sandy is one of the few who offers Rizzo support when she's shunned for being apparently pregnant]] ''and'' [[spoiler: Sandy ends up having a sexy UnnecessaryMakeover in the end.]]



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** Further back, still, in the BookOfGenesis, where Tamar disguises herself as a shrine prostitute to sleep with her former father-in-law and becomes pregnant by him. At first, Judah sentences her to be burned to death for engaging in illicit sex...but she sends a messenger with the cord and seal that she had taken as "collateral," saying that the man who owns them is the father. Judah recognizes the {{MacGuffin}}s as his, and [[LastMinuteReprieve spares Tamar's life.]] He even says that she is more righteous than he is, because she had done her duty (perpetuating the lineage of her deceased husband) and Judah had not (he married his youngest son Shelah off to someone else, even though [[ValuesDissonance Shelah was supposed to marry Tamar to provide for her and father children on his dead brother's behalf]].) From then on, Tamar lives in Judah's household, raises the twins born from their sexual act and he provides for her and the kids as he would an actual wife (although they didn't have sex again.)

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** Further back, still, in the BookOfGenesis, where Tamar disguises herself as a shrine prostitute to sleep with her former father-in-law and becomes pregnant by him. At first, Judah sentences her to be burned to death for engaging in illicit sex...sex… but she sends a messenger with the cord and seal that she had taken as "collateral," saying that the man who owns them is the father. Judah recognizes the {{MacGuffin}}s as his, and [[LastMinuteReprieve spares Tamar's life.]] He even says that she is more righteous than he is, because she had done her duty (perpetuating the lineage of her deceased husband) and Judah had not (he married his youngest son Shelah off to someone else, even though [[ValuesDissonance Shelah was supposed to marry Tamar to provide for her and father children on his dead brother's behalf]].) From then on, Tamar lives in Judah's household, raises the twins born from their sexual act and he provides for her and the kids as he would an actual wife (although they didn't have sex again.)



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* ''VideoGame/StarFox'' provides an meta example in Krystal - {{canon}}ically she remains rather pure, if not romantically inactive, while the fan commmunity - notably, the UsefulNotes/FurryFandom - uses her as a prime source of [[ADateWithRosiePalms entertainment]].

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* ''VideoGame/StarFox'' provides an meta example in Krystal - {{canon}}ically Krystal--{{canon}}ically she remains rather pure, if not romantically inactive, while the fan commmunity - notably, commmunity--notably, the UsefulNotes/FurryFandom - uses UsefulNotes/FurryFandom--uses her as a prime source of [[ADateWithRosiePalms entertainment]].



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11th Apr '16 11:46:11 PM MsChibi
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* In ''Webcomic/{{Sinfest}}'', Slick tries to join the best of both (for him, meaning a housewife slut) but [[http://www.sinfest.net/view.php?date=2012-07-01 Monique and Trike Girl avert it]].

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* In ''Webcomic/{{Sinfest}}'', Slick tries to join the best of both (for him, meaning a housewife slut) but [[http://www.sinfest.net/view.php?date=2012-07-01 Monique and Trike Girl avert it]]. This comic is the Page Image for the trope.
22nd Mar '16 5:27:18 PM TheNewBig
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* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' contains a variation with the characterization of [[TheChick Sakura]] and [[DarkChick Karin]]. Sakura is never seen making any sexual advances to Sasuke, only a teary AnguishedDeclarationOfLove and total devotion pre-timeskip. Whereas Karin is much more openly sexual, to the point of planning to drug Sasuke's teammates post-timeskip so as to rape him while he's weakened.

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* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' contains a variation with the characterization of [[TheChick Sakura]] and [[DarkChick Karin]]. Sakura is never seen making any sexual advances to Sasuke, only a teary AnguishedDeclarationOfLove and total devotion pre-timeskip. Whereas pre-timeskip whereas Karin is much more openly sexual, to the point of planning to drug Sasuke's teammates post-timeskip so as to rape him while he's weakened.sexual.
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->''People call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.''

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->'''Tony:''' Are you a nice girl or are you a cunt?\\
'''Annette:''' Can't I be both?\\
'''Tony:''' No. It's a decision a girl's gotta make early in life, if she's gonna be a nice girl or a cunt.
-->--''Film/SaturdayNightFever''

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->'''Tony:''' Are you ->''People call me a nice girl or are you feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a cunt?\\
'''Annette:''' Can't I be both?\\
'''Tony:''' No. It's a decision a girl's gotta make early in life, if she's gonna be a nice girl
doormat or a cunt.
-->--''Film/SaturdayNightFever''
prostitute.''
->Rebecca West
28th Feb '16 11:25:45 AM MsChibi
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** Played straight in the Literature/BookOfRevelation, however. The Whore of Babylon (a personification of a culture of corruption, idolatry, and immorality) is contrasted to the pure Bride of Christ (the church).
26th Feb '16 8:19:11 PM ClipboardFox22
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* Played with in ''Franchise/SailorMoon''. While the female villains are always provocatively dressed; positively-depicted females are always dressed, if not actively conservatively, then in socially acceptable variations on uniforms. On the other hand Usagi is shown sleeping with her boyfriend several times throughout the [[Manga/SailorMoon manga]] series, including [[spoiler:the very end of the manga, when he asks her to marry him]]. She's shown very clearly to be a good person. And not only that, but Creator/NaokoTakeuchi often [http://betsybugaboo.tumblr.com/post/117382708896/prynnette-usagi-is-a-great-character-we-watch draws Usagi in lingerie or naked. Often alongside a naked/half-naked Mamoru.]] '''And she's never denigrated for that.'''

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* Played with in ''Franchise/SailorMoon''. While the female villains are always provocatively dressed; positively-depicted females are always dressed, if not actively conservatively, then in socially acceptable variations on uniforms. On the other hand Usagi is shown sleeping with her boyfriend several times throughout the [[Manga/SailorMoon manga]] series, including [[spoiler:the very end of the manga, when he asks her to marry him]]. She's shown very clearly to be a good person. And not only that, but Creator/NaokoTakeuchi often [http://betsybugaboo.[[http://betsybugaboo.tumblr.com/post/117382708896/prynnette-usagi-is-a-great-character-we-watch draws Usagi in lingerie or naked. Often alongside a naked/half-naked Mamoru.]] '''And she's never denigrated for that.'''
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