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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 succede 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..."
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: RapeóMale on Male
Played For Drama: Rape as Drama