Playing With: Misogyny Song

Basic Trope: A negative song about women.
  • Straight: Bob writes a song about how All Women Are Lustful.
  • Exaggerated:
    • Every song Bob writes is like this.
    • The song is particularly dark.
    • It's not only Bob's musical persona, but Bob himself that holds this ideology.
  • Downplayed: An angry breakup song about Bob's ex-wife has sexist stereotypes in it, but is still mostly about a specific person.
  • Justified:
    • Bob is being satirical or ironic.
    • The song is from the perspective of a character (either Bob's musical persona or another character he's created).
    • Bob really just is a misogynist.
  • Inverted: Bob writes a song in praise of women.
  • Gender Inverted: Alice writes a song about how men suck.
  • Subverted: The song is about a specific woman in Bob's life, such as his horrible ex, his overbearing mom, his unrequited love interest, etc., not women in general.
  • Double Subverted: The song goes on to say how much Bob is looking for a girl who'll prove that not all girls are the same, or uses a lot of misogynistic terms or Slut Shaming.
  • Parodied: The song is about how women smell funny.
  • Zig Zagged: The lyrics are very cryptic and interpretations vary from person to person. Also, in some of Bob's interviews he says it is a sexist song, and in others he denies it.
  • Averted:
    • Bob doesn't write any sexist songs.
    • Bob isn't a musician.
    • None of Bob's music has any lyrics of any kind; they're all instrumentals.
  • Enforced:
    • Bob is being satirical and trying to make a point about the view of women
    • Bob is just sexist.
  • Lampshaded: "Warning: this next song may offend some people of the female gender."
  • Invoked: Bob's 5-year relationship with Alice ends on a sour note when he catches her in bed with Charles. Crappy relationships tend to be a pattern for Bob.
  • Exploited: Bob makes the song to ride the No Such Thing as Bad Publicity wave.
  • Defied: Bob knows that not all women are "bitches and hoes," even if Alice and/or other women he's dated happen to be. If he does write a Breakup Song, it uses no sexist terms (Bob doesn't want hate mail from angry Straw Feminist, and is directed specifically at Alice, not the female gender as a whole.
  • Discussed: "Well, that song's totally not sexist."
  • Conversed: "Why do we have so many songs talking about why women suck? It's offensive!" "Plenty of songs speak poorly of men, so I guess it's only fair to avoid a Double Standard."
  • Deconstructed: Bob gains the hate of women everywhere.
  • Reconstructed: Bob couldn't care less.
  • Played For Drama: The song describes rape and Domestic Abuse from a Crazy Jealous Guy.

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