Playing With: "The Reason You Suck" Speech
: A character gives another character a speech in which they delineates all of their flaws.
- Straight: Bob gives Alice a speech on why she is a failure.
- Exaggerated: Bob gives Alice a very, very long, detailed speech that carries on for hours and hours, describing every failure she's made in her life.
- Downplayed: Bob notes that Alice is "kind of a dick," but doesn't really go much further.
- Double Subverted: Bob's speech starts off listing Alice's flaws, but then he starts praising her...before going right back to conclude that she's still a horrible person.
- Parodied: Bob gives a passive-agressive speech that involves lots of egregious things and Arson, Murder, and Jaywalking.
- Zig Zagged: ???
- Averted: Bob and Alice have an ordinary, non-judgmental conversation.
- Enforced: "The Moral Dissonance is getting out of hand. Find some way to chew Alice out for all the bad stuff she's done."
- Lampshaded: "Wow. Tell her how you really feel, Bob."
- Invoked: Alice is trying to put Bob into a sense of moral outrage to snap him out of his Heroic BSOD.
- Exploited: ???
- Defied: Shut Up, Hannibal!/Shut Up, Kirk!
- Discussed: "Ow. Alice must feel bad about all that."
- Conversed: ???
- ...But, although shaken, she takes Bob's criticisms to heart and becomes a better person. Because of this, she gains Bob's respect.
- Bob comes to the terms that he and Alice are Not So Different after all, and they both made an agreement to help each other overcome their flaws.
- Bob explains to them why it had happened and reminds them of her actions.
- Alice gets charged for assault and battery, goes to a mental asylum, and/or alienates her colleagues.
- Bob quits his job and finds work where his boss treats him a lot better.
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