* DoNotDoThisCoolThing: "...if I have painted vice in all its gayest colours, if I have deck'd it with flowers, it has been soley to make the worthier, the solemner sacrifice of it, to virtue." [[SarcasmMode Sure you did, sweetie]].
* FamilyUnfriendlyAesop: A girl "does what she must" to survive. In [[HookerWithAHeartOfGold 18th century London]].
* [[HoYay Les Yay]]: [[LipstickLesbian Phoebe.]] Just...[[GirlOnGirlIsHot Phoebe]].
* OvershadowedByControversy: Known more for being a subject of obscenity tests than for the content itself.
* TheWoobie: Fanny, at least in the beginning.