History PlayingWith / HonorRelatedAbuse

12th Apr '17 3:49:36 AM AgentKyles
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** When Aerith's parents find out that she wants to refuse an ArrangedMarriage, they lock her up in a [[TortureCellar cellar]], [[DeniedFoodAsPunishment starve her]], [[ATasteOfLash whip her]], beat her, wound her, and [[ParentalIncest rape her]] until she either dies or [[TwoPlusTortureEqualsFive changes her mind]].

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** When Aerith's parents find out that she wants to refuse an ArrangedMarriage, they lock her up in a [[TortureCellar cellar]], [[DeniedFoodAsPunishment starve her]], [[ATasteOfLash [[ATasteOfTheLash whip her]], beat her, wound her, and [[ParentalIncest rape her]] until she [[OffingTheOffspring either dies dies]] or [[TwoPlusTortureEqualsFive changes her mind]].
7th Apr '17 9:04:46 AM AgentKyles
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** When Aerith's parents find out that she wants to refuse an ArrangedMarriage, they lock her up in a [[TortureCellar cellar]], [[DeniedFoodAsPunishment starve her]], whip her, beat her, wound her, and [[{{Squick}} rape her]] until she either dies or [[TwoPlusTortureEqualsFive changes her mind]].

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** When Aerith's parents find out that she wants to refuse an ArrangedMarriage, they lock her up in a [[TortureCellar cellar]], [[DeniedFoodAsPunishment starve her]], [[ATasteOfLash whip her, her]], beat her, wound her, and [[{{Squick}} [[ParentalIncest rape her]] until she either dies or [[TwoPlusTortureEqualsFive changes her mind]].



** Aerith is part of a BigScrewedUpFamily

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** Aerith is part of a BigScrewedUpFamilyBigScrewedUpFamily.



* '''Plot Foundation''' (combined with Rule of Drama UpToEleven): Aerith was a cheerful young girl who loved her family. However, she learned the hard way that her feelings are one-sided when she finds herself on the receiving end of an attempt to OffingTheOffspring for dating a boy from a wrong family because they thought it would damage the rep of their family. [[CorneredRattlesnake Desperate for her life]], [[SelfMadeOrphan she kills the parents]] and is soon arrested and sentenced to a long prison term for the CrimeOfSelfDefense. She comes out of the prison a [[BrokenBird bitter, roguish, antisocial shadow of her former persona]]. Now there are (usually) two ways to pick from: a) become [[HadToComeToPrisonToBeACrook a full-on criminal]] with no remorse or pity towards members of their society and a ''massive'' FreudianExcuse; or b) [[MiseryBuildsCharacter overcome her troubles]], mobilize her fellow women to stand up for their rights and grow into [[RebelLeader a head of a rebellion against the ultra-patriarchal society]] that tears it down and sets up a much more just one.

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* '''Plot Foundation''' (combined with Rule of Drama UpToEleven): Aerith was a cheerful young girl who loved her family. However, she learned the hard way that her feelings are one-sided when she finds herself on the receiving end of an attempt to OffingTheOffspring for dating a boy from a wrong family because they thought it would damage the rep of their family. [[CorneredRattlesnake Desperate for her life]], [[SelfMadeOrphan she kills the parents]] and is soon arrested and sentenced to a long prison term for the CrimeOfSelfDefense. She comes out of the prison a [[BrokenBird bitter, roguish, antisocial shadow of her former persona]]. Now there are (usually) two ways to pick from: a) become [[HadToComeToPrisonToBeACrook a full-on criminal]] with no remorse or pity towards members of their society and a ''massive'' FreudianExcuse; or b) [[MiseryBuildsCharacter overcome her troubles]], [[MisfitMobilizationMoment mobilize her fellow women women]] to stand up for their rights and grow into [[RebelLeader a head of a rebellion against the ultra-patriarchal society]] that tears it down and sets up a much more just one.
2nd Apr '17 4:32:28 AM AgentKyles
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** Aerith is rewarded (not punished) for being involved with Bob.

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** Aerith is rewarded (not punished) for being involved with Bob. (See also MyGirlIsASlut.)
11th Feb '17 9:54:35 PM AgentKyles
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** Aerith is ConvenientlyAnOrphan and an only child that made it into becoming an adult, so no one is able to mess with her life.

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** Aerith is ConvenientlyAnOrphan and [[LonelyRichKid an only child child]] of a rich family that made it into becoming an adult, so no one is able to mess with her life.



** Aerith's parents realize that she is a person, and that she may do things they don't approve of. If religion is the issue, they pray to the PowersThatBe for her forgiveness, and [[BeYourself they accept her as she is]].

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** Aerith's parents realize [[KnowWhenToFoldEm realize]] that she is a person, and that she may do things they don't approve of. If religion is the issue, they pray to the PowersThatBe for her forgiveness, and [[BeYourself they accept her as she is]].
11th Feb '17 9:43:49 PM AgentKyles
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** Aerith is ConvenientlyAnOrphan and an only child that made it into becoming an adult, so no one is able to mess with her life.
9th Feb '17 9:28:58 AM AgentKyles
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** Bob comes to her rescue and he and Aerith fight back against the abuse. [[NiceJobFixingItVillain Their bonds strengthened because of that]].

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** Bob comes to her rescue and he and Aerith fight back against the abuse. [[FireForgedFriends Their bonds strengthened]] [[NiceJobFixingItVillain Their bonds strengthened because of that]].
4th Feb '17 5:02:52 AM AgentKyles
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* '''Plot Foundation''' (combined with Rule of Drama UpToEleven): Aerith was a cheerful young girl who loved her family. However, she learned the hard way that her feelings are one-sided when she finds herself on the receiving end of an attempt to OffingTheOffspring for dating a boy from a wrong family because they thought it would damage the rep of their family. [[CorneredRattlesnake Desperate for her life]], [[SelfMadeOrphan she kills the parents]] and is soon arrested and sentenced to a long prison term for the CrimeOfSelfDefense. She comes out of the prison a [[BrokenBird bitter, roguish, antisocial shadow of her former persona]]. Now there are (usually) two ways to pick from: a) become [[HadToComeToPrisonToBeACrook a full-on criminal]] with no remorse or pity towards members of their society and a ''massive'' FreudianExcuse; or b) [[MiseryBuildsTheCharacter overcome her troubles]] and mobilize her fellow women to stand up for their rights and grow into [[RebelLeader a head of a rebellion against the ultra-patriarchal society]] that tears it down and sets up a much more just one.

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* '''Plot Foundation''' (combined with Rule of Drama UpToEleven): Aerith was a cheerful young girl who loved her family. However, she learned the hard way that her feelings are one-sided when she finds herself on the receiving end of an attempt to OffingTheOffspring for dating a boy from a wrong family because they thought it would damage the rep of their family. [[CorneredRattlesnake Desperate for her life]], [[SelfMadeOrphan she kills the parents]] and is soon arrested and sentenced to a long prison term for the CrimeOfSelfDefense. She comes out of the prison a [[BrokenBird bitter, roguish, antisocial shadow of her former persona]]. Now there are (usually) two ways to pick from: a) become [[HadToComeToPrisonToBeACrook a full-on criminal]] with no remorse or pity towards members of their society and a ''massive'' FreudianExcuse; or b) [[MiseryBuildsTheCharacter [[MiseryBuildsCharacter overcome her troubles]] and troubles]], mobilize her fellow women to stand up for their rights and grow into [[RebelLeader a head of a rebellion against the ultra-patriarchal society]] that tears it down and sets up a much more just one.
4th Feb '17 4:57:59 AM AgentKyles
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** Aerith's parents [[HandsOffParenting don't give a damn]] what (or whom) she does or doesn't do.

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** Aerith's parents [[HandsOffParenting don't give a damn]] what (or whom) she does or doesn't do. This is one of the few cases when ParentalNeglect is better than too much attention from them.



* '''Plot Foundation''' (combined with Rule of Drama UpToEleven): Aerith was a cheerful young girl who loved her family. However, she learned the hard way that her feelings are one-sided when she finds herself on the receiving end of an attempt to OffingTheOffspring for dating a boy from a wrong family because they thought it would damage the rep of their family. [[CorneredRattlesnake Desperate for her life]], [[SelfMadeOrphan she kills the parents]] and is soon arrested and sentenced to a long prison term for the CrimeOfSelfDefense. She comes out of the prison a [[BrokenBird bitter, roguish, antisocial shadow of her former persona]]. Now there are (usually) two ways to pick from: a) become [[HadToComeToPrisonToBeACrook a full-on criminal]] with no remorse or pity towards members of their society and a ''massive'' FreudianExcuse; or b) [[MiseryBuildsTheCharacter overcome her troubles]] and mobilize her fellow women to stand up for their rights and grow into [[RebelLeader a head of a rebellion against the ultra-patriarchal society]] that tears it down and sets up a much more just one.



Back to HonorRelatedAbuse.

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Back to HonorRelatedAbuse.Hey Aerith, you were at [[HonorRelatedAbuse the main page]] again?? You know how you are ruining our family's credit? Next time I see you there, there'll be a murder!
4th Feb '17 3:29:27 AM AgentKyles
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** Aerith's parents treat her well, even when she does/says/wears things or dates people they don't approve of.

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** Aerith's parents Aerith has GoodParents that treat her well, even when she does/says/wears things or dates people they don't approve of.



* '''Deconstructed''': This is a form of DomesticAbuse; Aerith's rights are being violated in the name of [[ValuesDissonance family honor]].
* '''Played For Laughs''': Aerith's parents punish her for dating Bob... by [[Unishment taking away all her fancy dresses]] so that she has nothing but a set of ImpossiblyTackyClothes (or even [[ShamefulStrip her natural "costume"]], [[NakedPeopleAreFunny that is, her own skin]]) to wear while out, hoping that she'd be too ashamed to meet Bob again.

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
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This is a form of DomesticAbuse; Aerith's rights are being violated in the name of [[ValuesDissonance family honor]].
** When her parents decide to kill her for "ruining their family's honor", Aerith eventually [[TheDogBitesBack snaps and lashes out at them]], possibly even going as far as turning into a SelfMadeOrphan.
* '''Played For Laughs''': Aerith's parents punish her for dating Bob... by [[Unishment [[{{Unishment}} taking away all her fancy dresses]] so that she has nothing but a set of ImpossiblyTackyClothes (or even [[ShamefulStrip her natural "costume"]], [[NakedPeopleAreFunny that is, her own skin]]) to wear while out, hoping that she'd be too ashamed to meet Bob again.
4th Feb '17 3:16:49 AM AgentKyles
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* '''Straight''': AerithAndBob are together, but Aerith's [[ParentalMarriageVeto parents don't approve of Bob]]. They lock her up in a tower guarded by a fierce dragon, just so she'll never see him again.

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* '''Straight''': AerithAndBob are together, but Aerith's [[ParentalMarriageVeto parents don't approve of Bob]]. They [[GirlInTheTower lock her up in a tower guarded by a fierce dragon, dragon]], just so she'll never see him again.



** When Aerith's parents find out that she wants to refuse an ArrangedMarriage, they lock her up in a [[TortureCellar cellar]], starve her, whip her, beat her, wound her, and [[{{Squick}} rape her]] until she either dies or changes her mind.

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** When Aerith's parents find out that she wants to refuse an ArrangedMarriage, they lock her up in a [[TortureCellar cellar]], [[DeniedFoodAsPunishment starve her, her]], whip her, beat her, wound her, and [[{{Squick}} rape her]] until she either dies or [[TwoPlusTortureEqualsFive changes her mind.mind]].



** If Aerith's parents choose not to punish her, their society will kill them as well as her.

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** If Aerith's parents choose not to punish her, their society will kill them as well as her. They had to choose LesserOfTwoEvils.



** Aerith's parents don't give a damn what (or whom) she does or doesn't do.

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** Aerith's parents [[HandsOffParenting don't give a damn damn]] what (or whom) she does or doesn't do.



** Aerith's parents realize that she is a person, and that she may do things they don't approve of. If religion is the issue, they pray to the PowersThatBe for her forgiveness, and they accept her as she is.

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** Aerith's parents realize that she is a person, and that she may do things they don't approve of. If religion is the issue, they pray to the PowersThatBe for her forgiveness, and [[BeYourself they accept her as she is.is]].



* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Discussed''': ???
"Did you hear Aerith dating that poor guy Bob? I hope her parents won't be too harsh to her for that..."
* '''Conversed''': ???"Good thing we live in the 21st century! If we lived, say, three or four centuries back, like in that story, one of us might've been beaten or even murdered for dating each other."



* '''Played For Drama''': Being abused is scary enough, the fact that Aerith's parents [[ObliviouslyEvil think that they are in the right]], makes it even more horrifying.
** Bob, upon learning of this, decides that Aerith's entire society [[WouldBeRudeToSayGenocide needs its "honor" restored.]]

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* '''Played For Drama''': Laughs''': Aerith's parents punish her for dating Bob... by [[Unishment taking away all her fancy dresses]] so that she has nothing but a set of ImpossiblyTackyClothes (or even [[ShamefulStrip her natural "costume"]], [[NakedPeopleAreFunny that is, her own skin]]) to wear while out, hoping that she'd be too ashamed to meet Bob again.
* '''Played For Drama''':
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Being abused is scary enough, the fact that Aerith's parents [[ObliviouslyEvil think that they are in the right]], makes it even more horrifying.
** Bob, upon learning of this, decides that Aerith's entire society [[WouldBeRudeToSayGenocide needs its "honor" restored.]]restored]], and sets out on a RoaringRampageOfRevenge that ends up as a revolution.



%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???

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%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''':
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