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* BigDamnKiss: After Lord Mansfield [[spoiler: finally allows a match between Dido and Mr. Davinier.]]

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* BigDamnKiss: TheBigDamnKiss: After Lord Mansfield [[spoiler: finally allows a match between Dido and Mr. Davinier.]]


* [[FirstGirlWins First Guy Wins]]: Technically Dido meets Mr. Davinier before she meets Mr. Oliver Ashford, even though the circumstances are not exactly ideal.

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* [[FirstGirlWins First Guy Wins]]: FirstGirlWins: A male version: Technically Dido meets Mr. Davinier before she meets Mr. Oliver Ashford, even though the circumstances are not exactly ideal.

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* YoureJustJealous: Elizabeth plays this trope to textbook perfection when Dido tries to tell her about [[spoiler: James assaulting her]].


* DiscriminateAndSwitch : When Dido and Elizabeth are arguing at one scene in the movie Dido's not being allowed to dine with her family comes up and Elizabeth blurts out that it's because Dido is illegitimate. This may overlap with DeliberateValuesDissonance as this would've been a huge deal back then.

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* DiscriminateAndSwitch : DiscriminateAndSwitch: When Dido and Elizabeth are arguing at one scene in the movie Dido's not being allowed to dine with her family comes up and Elizabeth blurts out that it's because Dido is illegitimate. This may overlap with DeliberateValuesDissonance as this would've been a huge deal back then.


[[caption-width-right:350:My greatest misfortune would be to marry into a family who would carry me as their shame.]]
->''Society has a habit of disregarding even one of its own when opportunity provides.''

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[[caption-width-right:350:My [[caption-width-right:350:''"My greatest misfortune would be to marry into a family who would carry me as their shame.]]
->''Society
"'']]
->''"Society
has a habit of disregarding even one of its own when opportunity provides.''
"''


* HeldGaze: Between Belle and Mr. Davinier at Vauxhall Gardens. This is used to establish that she has a deeper connection with ''him'' instead of Oliver, the man her family is trying to make a match of her with.

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* HeldGaze: Between Belle Dido and Mr. Davinier at Vauxhall Gardens. This is used to establish that she has a deeper connection with ''him'' instead of Oliver, the man her family is trying to make a match of her with.


* TheGloriousWarOfSisterlyRivalry: {{Played with}}. Dido is portrayed as smarter while Elizabeth is (at least to Georgian society) more beautiful, but they truly care for each other and are more like sisters than the cousins they actually are.

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* TheGloriousWarOfSisterlyRivalry: {{Played with}}. Dido is portrayed as smarter while Elizabeth is (at least to Georgian society) more beautiful, but they truly care for each other and are more like sisters than the cousins they actually are. One man even calls them "sister-cousin[s]".



* LastSecondWordSwap: Whatever word you expected Elizabeth to insult Dido with, [[spoiler: "illegitimate"]] certainly wasn't it.

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* LastSecondWordSwap: Whatever word you (or Dido, apparently) expected Elizabeth to insult Dido with, [[spoiler: "illegitimate"]] certainly wasn't it.



* RichSuitorPoorSuitor: A variation. Dido wants to marry, but her only options are to marry Mr. Oliver Ashford (who is of her rank but doesn't respect her) or Mr. John Davinier (who respects her but is not of her rank). Technically they are ''both'' poor, as Mr. Ashford is a second son and unlikely to inherit, but because his family has a title, he is ranked over Mr. Davinier, the son of a vicar. Important in that Lord and Lady Mansfield try to prevent this scenario from happening by simply forbidding Dido from "coming out" at all, knowing that Dido's race prevents her from marrying someone of equal rank.

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* RichSuitorPoorSuitor: A variation. Dido wants to marry, but her only options are to marry Mr. Oliver Ashford (who is of her rank but doesn't respect her) or Mr. John Davinier (who respects her but is not of her rank). Technically they are ''both'' poor, as Mr. Ashford is a second son and unlikely to inherit, but because his family has a title, he is ranked over Mr. Davinier, the son of a vicar. Important in that Lord and Lady Mansfield try to prevent this scenario from happening by simply forbidding Dido from "coming out" at all, knowing that Dido's race prevents her from marrying someone of equal rank. [[spoiler:Lord Mansfield sees to the part about Davinier's rank.]]


''Belle'' is a 2013 film [[VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory very loosely based]] on the story of Dido Elizabeth Belle Lindsay, a mixed-race woman who was raised by her white father's family as neither a servant nor a full member of polite society. This carefully constructed system of rules begins to collapse when her guardian, Lord Mansfield, the Lord Chief Justice, deliberates a case that could either weaken the institution of slavery or codify it in law permanently.

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''Belle'' is a 2013 film [[VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory very loosely based]] on the story of Dido Elizabeth Belle Lindsay, Lindsay (Creator/GuguMbathaRaw), a mixed-race woman who was raised by her white father's family as neither a servant nor a full member of polite society. This carefully constructed system of rules begins to collapse when her guardian, Lord Mansfield, the Lord Chief Justice, deliberates a case that could either weaken the institution of slavery or codify it in law permanently.


* DiscriminateandSwitch : When Dido and Elizabeth are arguing at one scene in the movie Dido's not being allowed to dine with her family comes up and Elizabeth blurts out that it's because Dido is illegitimate. This may overlap with DeliberateValuesDissonance as this would've been a huge deal back then.

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* DiscriminateandSwitch DiscriminateAndSwitch : When Dido and Elizabeth are arguing at one scene in the movie Dido's not being allowed to dine with her family comes up and Elizabeth blurts out that it's because Dido is illegitimate. This may overlap with DeliberateValuesDissonance as this would've been a huge deal back then.


* AnguishedDeclarationOfLove: [[spoiler: John blurts out that he loves Dido during an argument with Lord Mansfield.]

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* AnguishedDeclarationOfLove: [[spoiler: John blurts out that he loves Dido during an argument with Lord Mansfield.]]]



* TheGloriousWarOfSisterlyRivalry: {{Played with}}. Dido is portrayed as smarter while Elizabeth is (at least to Georgian society) more beautiful, but they truly care for each other and are more like sisters than the cousins they actually are.



* TheGloriousWarOfSisterlyRivalry: {{Played with}}. Dido is portrayed as smarter while Elizabeth is (at least to Georgian society) more beautiful, but they truly care for each other and are more like sisters than the cousins they actually are.

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* TheGloriousWarOfSisterlyRivalry: {{Played with}}. Dido is portrayed as smarter while Elizabeth is (at least to Georgian society) more beautiful, but they truly care for each other and are more like sisters than the cousins they actually are.GorgeousPeriodDress: And how.


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* ParasolOfPrettiness: Many are seen throughout the movie.


* AnguishedDeclarationOfLove: [[spoiler: John blurts out that he loves Dido during an argument with Lord Mansfield.]]

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* AnguishedDeclarationOfLove: [[spoiler: John blurts out that he loves Dido during an argument with Lord Mansfield.]]]



* [[FirstGirlWins First Guy Wins]]: Technically Dido meets Mr. Davinier before she meets Mr. Oliver Ashford, even though the circumstances are not exactly ideal.

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* [[FirstGirlWins DiscriminateandSwitch : When Dido and Elizabeth are arguing at one scene in the movie Dido's not being allowed to dine with her family comes up and Elizabeth blurts out that it's because Dido is illegitimate. This may overlap with DeliberateValuesDissonance as this would've been a huge deal back then.
*[[FirstGirlWins
First Guy Wins]]: Technically Dido meets Mr. Davinier before she meets Mr. Oliver Ashford, even though the circumstances are not exactly ideal.


* BlackGalOnWhiteGuyDrama: Played straight with Dido's parents. Fear of this trope is what leads Dido's guardians to TakeAThirdOption and simply not have her on the marriage market at all.
* ButNotTooBlack: Invoked. How "black" a character sees Dido is directly proportionate to how well she's treated by them.

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* BlackGalOnWhiteGuyDrama: Played straight {{Played straight}} with Dido's parents. Fear of this trope is what leads Dido's guardians to TakeAThirdOption and simply not have her on the marriage market at all.
* ButNotTooBlack: Invoked. {{Invoked}}. How "black" a character sees Dido as is directly proportionate to how well she's treated by them.



--> '''Elizabeth:''' Visiters? Whoever bothers to visit us here?

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--> '''Elizabeth:''' Visiters? Visitors? Whoever bothers to visit us here?



* DeliberateValuesDissonance: Words like "negro" and "mulatto" are thrown about quite freely, Dido isn't allowed to dine with guests on account of her skin colour, and slavery is still very much a reality. Additionally, love is barely factored into marriage, and Dido finds Elizabeth's fixation on it silly.

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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: Words like "negro" and "mulatto" are thrown about quite freely, Dido isn't allowed to dine with guests on account of her skin colour, color, and slavery is still very much a reality.reality (Dido's own mother was an African slave). Additionally, love is barely factored into marriage, and Dido finds Elizabeth's fixation on it silly.



* GoldDigger: The Ashfords. {{Justified}} for the time period: Oliver Ashford would have been essentially penniless (short of his naval commission) without Dido's inheritance.
* TheGloriousWarOfSisterlyRivalry: Played with. Dido is portrayed as smarter while Elizabeth is (at least to Georgian society) more beautiful, but they truly care for each other and are more like sisters than the cousins they actually are.

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* GoldDigger: The Ashfords. {{Justified}} [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] for the time period: Oliver Ashford would have been essentially penniless (short of his naval commission) without Dido's inheritance.
* TheGloriousWarOfSisterlyRivalry: Played with.{{Played with}}. Dido is portrayed as smarter while Elizabeth is (at least to Georgian society) more beautiful, but they truly care for each other and are more like sisters than the cousins they actually are.



* HeldGaze: Between Belle and Mr Davinier at Vauxhall Gardens. This is used to establish that she has a deeper connection with ''him'' instead of Oliver, the man her family is trying to make a match of her with.

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* HeldGaze: Between Belle and Mr Mr. Davinier at Vauxhall Gardens. This is used to establish that she has a deeper connection with ''him'' instead of Oliver, the man her family is trying to make a match of her with.



* RedOniBlueOni: Elizabeth is the red oni, being more emotional and romantic. Dido is the blue oni: less given to sentiment and more intellectual. Inverted in their outfits: Dido wears pink, Bette wears blue.

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* RedOniBlueOni: Elizabeth is the red oni, being more emotional and romantic. Dido is the blue oni: less given to sentiment and more intellectual. Inverted {{Inverted}} in their outfits: Dido wears pink, Bette wears blue.

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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: Words like "negro" and "mulatto" are thrown about quite freely, Dido isn't allowed to dine with guests on account of her skin colour, and slavery is still very much a reality. Additionally, love is barely factored into marriage, and Dido finds Elizabeth's fixation on it silly.


* CastingGag: Why else would they cast Creator/TomFelton as a violent, racist, rich fop?

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* CastingGag: Why else would they cast Creator/TomFelton as a violent, racist, rich fop?

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