Playing With: Resist The Beast

Basic Trope: A character becoming a tragic monster tries to resist the murderous instincts that come with the change, but usually not for long.
  • Straight: Bill is slowly turning into a viscious wereshark, and is trying to hold back the Unstoppable Rage.
  • Exaggerated: ???
  • Downplayed: Bill notices he is starting to become a total Jerkass, but can't stop himself no matter how hard he tries.
  • Justified: Bill is close to people he cares about and doesn't want to hurt them.
  • Inverted: Bill's pet shark is in a humanity ensues situation tries to resist human urges.
  • Subverted: The character feels themselves change, and gathers up all their heroic willpower to resist the beast, until nothing. Their original mind remains perfectly intact.
  • Double Subverted: ...but then begins the Slow Transformation anew.
  • Parodied:
    • A character who becomes a werewolf tries in vain to resist his animalistic urges to chase his tail and play fetch.
    • Bill is turned into a wererabbit, and now is permanently struggling against his Horror Hunger!... For copious amounts of carrots!!
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: Bill becomes a wereshark - be it voluntary or involuntary, permanently or otherwise - but his human mind was never at risk of being lost to any kind of primal instinct.
  • Enforced:
  • Lampshaded: ???
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: ???
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

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