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* SpellMyNameWithAnS: The translations vary on whether Wei Yang's half-sister is called Zhang Le or Chang Le.

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* AttemptedRape: Gao Jin plans to rape Wei Yang (who's only ''thirteen'' at the time). [[DamselOutOfDistress Wei Yang kicks him in the groin when he grabs her and orders her servants to beat him up.]]


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* DamselOutOfDistress: Wei Yang uses her wits to foil almost all the plots against her. And if that doesn't work, she won't hesitate to fight back against anyone stupid enough to attack her.


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* GroinAttack: Wei Yang kicks Gao Jin in the groin when he tries to rape her.

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* {{Fingore}}: Zhang Le stabs a needle into Tan Xiang's fingers.


* WouldHurtAChild: Two servants attempt to kill Min De, who's only about eight, and they would have succeeded if Wei Yang hadn't rescued him in time.

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* WouldHurtAChild: Two Da Furen sends two servants to attempt to kill Min De, who's only about eight, and they would have succeeded if Wei Yang hadn't rescued him in time.

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* BitchInSheepsClothing: Zhang Le pretends to be kind and compassionate. Wei Yang is one of very few people who can see through her pretence.


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* PrettyBoy: Min De. Even when he's a child Wei Yang describes him as "so beautiful that it was unbelievable".


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* VagueAge: Min De's age is unknown, but he's between eight and ten years old.

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* WickedStepmother: Da Furen is this for Wei Yang.
* WouldHurtAChild: Two servants attempt to kill Min De, who's only about eight, and they would have succeeded if Wei Yang hadn't rescued him in time.


* DeathByFallingOver: Wei Yang kills Zhao-mumu by hitting her on the head with a vase. Zhao-mumu dies instantly..

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* DeathByFallingOver: Wei Yang kills Zhao-mumu by hitting her on the head with a vase. Zhao-mumu dies instantly..instantly.

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* DeathByFallingOver: Wei Yang kills Zhao-mumu by hitting her on the head with a vase. Zhao-mumu dies instantly..


* RecursiveTranslation: The English version of the first thirty-one chapters is translated from a Vietnamese version which in turn is translated from the original Chinese.


** Wei Yang's stepmother is called Jiang-shi and Da Furen. Neither of these titles is her personal name.
** Wei Yang's grandmother is called Meng-shi, Lao Furen, and Lao Taitai. Again none of these titles are her personal names.


* IHaveManyNames: Everyone has multiple names and titles, which is TruthInTelevision for ancient China.
** Wei Yang's stepmother is called Jiang-shi and Da Furen. Neither of these titles is her personal name.
** Wei Yang's grandmother is called Meng-shi, Lao Furen, and Lao Taitai. Again none of these titles are her personal names.



* StartsWithASuicide: Wei Yang commits suicide in the first chapter.

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* StartsWithASuicide: Wei Yang commits is forced to commit suicide in the first chapter.


* MentalTimeTravel: Wei Yang time-travels into the body of her younger self.

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* MentalTimeTravel: Thirty-six-year-old Wei Yang time-travels into the body of her younger thirteen-year-old self.

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* AntiHero: Wei Yang will do anything to get her revenge on everyone who wronged her. ''Anything''.


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* HeroicBastard: Wei Yang is illegitimate and the protagonist, though she isn't exactly heroic.
* MentalTimeTravel: Wei Yang time-travels into the body of her younger self.
* OutlivingOnesOffspring: In the original timeline Wei Yang outlived her son Yu Li.


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* StartsWithASuicide: Wei Yang commits suicide in the first chapter.

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''The Princess Wei Yang'' (original title either 锦绣未央, ''Jǐn Xiù Wèi Yāng'', or 庶女有毒, ''Shù Nǚ Yǒu Dú''; also called "Beautiful Wei Yang", "The Poisonous Daughter", or "The Concubine's Daughter is Poisonous") is a Chinese novel by Qin Jian. ''Series/ThePrincessWeiYoung'' is a very loose adaptation. The novel has also been adapted into a manhua.

Wei Yang goes from being a young lady from the prime minister's family to being the empress. But then her husband falls in love with her stepsister, deposes Wei Yang as Empress, and forces her to commit suicide. Wei Yang wakes up years in the past, before she met the emperor, and decides to change her future.

An English translation of chapters 1-31 is available [[https://solstar24.wordpress.com/2016/02/15/tpwy-chapter-01/ here]]. The rest of the chapters are being translated [[https://jasminechaitea.blogspot.com/2017/03/the-princess-wei-yang-chapter-32.html here]].

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* {{Doorstopper}}: The full novel has over 290 chapters. The English translation currently has over 140.
* RecursiveTranslation: The English version of the first thirty-one chapters is translated from a Vietnamese version which in turn is translated from the original Chinese.

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