1 Days Left to Support a Troper-Created Project : Personal Space (discuss)

Playing With / Bad Dreams

Basic Trope: A character has dreams about things he's suffered.
  • Straight: Hortsenia wakes up screaming, having dreamed of her family's massacre.
  • Exaggerated: Hortsenia suffers from chronic insomnia, trying to avoid the dreams.
  • Downplayed: Hortsenia occasionally wakes with the memory of the dream lingering.
  • Justified: Truth in Television.
  • Inverted:
    • Hortsenia dreams about pleasant things.
    • Hortsenia wakes up almost die laughing after funny dream.
  • Subverted: Hortsenia's dreams seem agreeable.
  • Double Subverted: But after, she dreams of her family's massacre.
  • Parodied: Hortsenia often wakes up screaming due to him once slipping on a banana peel.
  • Zig Zagged: Sometimes, Hortsenia dreams hot dreams, sometimes pleasant dreams, sometimes bad dreams, sometimes annoying dream, sometimes she didn't dream.
  • Averted:
    • Hortsenia didn't dream;
    • Hortsenia has annoying dreams like only people sit on chairs.
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded: ???
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: Esmeralda reminds Hortensia of the massacre before she sleeps, so she will not sleep well and so not be good at the competition the next day.
  • Defied: ???
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

Back to Bad Dreams