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A rape that takes place in prison.
Straight: Bob is sent to prison and raped by his cellmate.
Exaggerated: Bob is sent to prison and gang-raped by everyone in his cell block the first night. Oh, and did we mention that most of the rapists are black?
Downplayed: Although Bob faces some sexual harassment, it doesn't go as far as rape or sexual assault.
The cell mates were long sexually deprived...at least, that's their excuse.
This is a show of dominance over inmates perceived as "weak," or a form of punishment against those who committed particular crimes.
Inverted: Bob (the newcomer in Trope State Correctional Facility) rapes his cellmate (or a guard) the first night there.
Gender Inverted: Alice gets sent to prison and raped by her cellmate or a guard.
Some prisoners attempt to rape Bob, but Alex comes to his rescue.
Bob has consensual sex with his cellmate, Alex.
Or a conjugal visit from his wife/girlfriend.
It looks like Alex is going to rape Bob, but turns out he was actually flirting.
Bob successfully fights back against his attackers.
Double Subverted: Only to hold this against Bob and have his way with Bob later.
Parodied: Some prisoners make a bet over who is going to rape Bob first, but none of them manages to succeed because the others try to sabotage it; meanwhile, Bob is oblivious to the whole thing.
Zig Zagged: Some characters in Trope State Correctional Facility are raped (or commit rape, or both), others are not.
Averted: No rapes occur at TSCF. All sex is consensual.
Invoked: Bob notices a new Bishounen come in, and shouts "Hey guys! Fresh meat over here!!".
Defied: The prisoners (and guards) refuse to commit rape, being disgusted by the very idea.
Discussed: "Poor Bob! How will he survive the next 15 years?!"
Conversed: "He'd better hope he gets parole..."
Implied: Shortly after his prison sentence begins, Bob begins walking with a limp and complaining of pain in his anus. He also has some... suspiciously-located bruises.
Deconstructed: Bob is traumatized by what he went through, especially because no one will take him seriously. (Even thinking that maybe he deserved it.)
Reconstructed: Eventually, Bob finds someone that takes him seriously, and gets the help he needs. He eventually goes on to lead a normal (or normal-ish, depending on the length of his prison sentence) life.
Played For Laughs: Double Standard: Rape, Male on Male
Played For Drama: Rape as Drama