Playing With / Honorable Elephant

Basic Trope: Elephants are dignified, refined, and benevolent.
  • Straight: Eleanor is a Gentle Giant, and leads her elephant herd with wisdom and kindness.
  • Exaggerated: Eleanor is the undisputed Queen of the Beasts.
  • Downplayed: Eleanor is fairly serious and sensible.
  • Justified:Elephants are intelligent creatures, with a very complex social structure.
  • Inverted: Eleanor likes to spend her time alone, trampling anything and anyone in her path and eating humans' crops.
  • Subverted: Elanor turn out to be not as kind as she seems.
  • Double Subverted:
  • Parodied: ???
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted:
    • Elephants are not treated any differently than any other animal.
    • No elephants mentioned in this particular work.
  • Enforced: "We admire these large, yet complex animals. Let's write a story about them!"
  • Lampshaded: "Wow, Eleanor, you sure are wise. Is it because you never forget?"
  • Invoked: Eleanor is chosen to be the matriarch of her herd.
  • Exploited: The local creatures live together in peace and harmony due to Eleanor's leadership, so the Big Bad tries to assassinate her.
  • Defied: Eleanor is a terrible leader, and cares more about getting food and access to the best bulls than about the well-being of her family.
  • Discussed: "Elephants are such beautiful creatures!"
  • Conversed: "But watch out; sometimes it pays to Beware the Nice Ones."

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