Playing With / Honorable Marriage Proposal

Basic Trope: A man offers to marry a woman to protect her honor.
  • Straight: Alice is pregnant, so Bob proposes to her so she can avoid the inevitable Slut-Shaming that would occur if she weren't married.
  • Exaggerated: ???
  • Downplayed: Alice and Bob were already engaged when she got pregnant, so they just move the wedding date to avoid rumors from ruining Alice's reputation.
  • Justified: The setting they live in sees the idea of sex before marriage as inexcusable.
  • Inverted: ???
  • Subverted: ???
  • Double Subverted: ???
  • Parodied: ???
  • Zig Zagged: ???
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  • Enforced: ???
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  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: Alice rejects Bob's proposal because he's only doing it out of honor and not for love.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???
  • Deconstructed: Alice and Bob don't truly love each other, and their marriage ends up being a miserable one that ends in their divorce.
  • Reconstructed: ???
  • Played For Laughs: ???
  • Played For Drama: Alice's child is a Child by Rape, and Alice was drugged so much she can't recall the night she was raped. If she gets an abortion, then people will still know she had sex out of wedlock and she'll still deal with Slut-Shaming from people who don't know the full context of her situation.

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