End of the Rope
Death by hanging.


(permanent link) added: 2011-06-19 10:38:14 sponsor: erforce (last reply: 2012-10-24 09:24:01)

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a.k.a. "One More for the Rope", "You Noose You Lose", or any other pun you can think of.

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Seeing how we have two tropes about surviving a hanging, the why shouldn't we have one for dying by it?

Form of Driven to Suicide and Public Execution. No Real Life examples, please.


Examples

Film

Literature
  • "An Occurence At Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce. Turns out The entire story is an Imagine Spot and the person is about to die from hanging.

Live-Action TV

Music
  • The song "Strange Fruit" is about the American South's unfortunate history of mobs of white men lynching black men (and women and children) for any infraction real or perceived.
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