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!!The Tropes of ''The Truth of Rock and Roll'':


* ShoutOut: [[StreetsOfFire Another Time, Another Place]]...

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* ShoutOut: [[StreetsOfFire [[Film/StreetsOfFire Another Time, Another Place]]...


Now running in serial form on [[http://horizondream.wordpress.com/ the author's blog]].

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Now running available in [[http://horizondream.wordpress.com/tag/the-truth-of-rock-and-roll/ serial form form]] on [[http://horizondream.wordpress.com/ the author's blog]].


* CategoryTraitor: [[JerkJock Brett]] considers Johnny to be this for dating a girl from the trailer park and treating her too well. He and Johnny both from "the heights", a rich part of town, and while using a lower-class girl for sex would have been okay, treating her like a real girlfriend might give her ideas above her station.

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* CategoryTraitor: [[JerkJock Brett]] considers Johnny to be this for dating a girl from the trailer park and treating her too well. He and Johnny are both from "the heights", a rich part of town, and while using a lower-class girl for sex would have been okay, treating her like a real girlfriend might give her ideas above her station.


* CategoryTraitor: [[JerkJock Brett]] considers Johnny to be this for dating a girl from the trailer park and treating her too well. They're both from "the heights", a rich part of town, and while using a lower-class girl for sex would have been okay, treating her like a real girlfriend might give her ideas above her station.

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* CategoryTraitor: [[JerkJock Brett]] considers Johnny to be this for dating a girl from the trailer park and treating her too well. They're He and Johnny both from "the heights", a rich part of town, and while using a lower-class girl for sex would have been okay, treating her like a real girlfriend might give her ideas above her station.


* ActionGirlfriend: Jenny again.

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* ActionGirlfriend: Jenny again.again.
* TheAdjectivalMan: A non-villainous example in the Gray Man.


* BadassCreed: Two of 'em: "It's about rockin', not remembering" and “That’s what Rock and Roll really is, you know – beneath all the motorcycles and cars and leather jackets – it’s about being young and being brave. Young leaves us all, but you have to let Brave go of your own free will.

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* BadassCreed: Two of 'em: "It's about rockin', not remembering" and “That’s what Rock and Roll really is, you know – beneath all the motorcycles and cars and leather jackets – it’s about being young and being brave. Young leaves us all, but you have to let Brave go of your own free will. "

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* RefusalOfTheCall: Johnny had the chance to join [[spoiler: Jenny]] in Rock and Roll Heaven and become an AnthropomorphicPersonification himself. He backed out, becoming the Gray Man as a result, and it's many years before he has a chance to set things right.

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* BadassCreed: Two of 'em: "It's about rockin', not remembering" and “That’s what Rock and Roll really is, you know – beneath all the motorcycles and cars and leather jackets – it’s about being young and being brave. Young leaves us all, but you have to let Brave go of your own free will.

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* IgnoredEpiphany: Johnny becomes the Gray Man because he forgets Jenny's lessons.

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*[[spoiler: AscendedToAHigherPlaneOfExistence: Jenny when she becomes the Rebel Girl; The Gray Man when he returns to being Johnny and joins her in Rock And Roll Heaven]]


* ActionGirl: Jenny.

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* ActionGirl: Jenny.Jenny.
* ActionGirlfriend: Jenny again.


* AbusiveParents: When Jenny gets suspended from school, she has to stay out an extra day "to let the bruises heal to the point she could cover them with makeup.” They're pretty good at emotional abuse, too. Meanwhile, Johnny's parents are extremely controlling, and turn truly nasty if balked.

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* AbusiveParents: When Jenny gets suspended from school, she has to stay out an extra day "to let the bruises heal to the point she could cover them with makeup.” They're pretty good at emotional abuse, too. Meanwhile, Johnny's parents are extremely controlling, and turn truly nasty if balked.balked.
* ActionGirl: Jenny.

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* CategoryTraitor: [[JerkJock Brett]] considers Johnny to be this for dating a girl from the trailer park and treating her too well. They're both from "the heights", a rich part of town, and while using a lower-class girl for sex would have been okay, treating her like a real girlfriend might give her ideas above her station.


** Additionally, [[spoiler: Jenny]] comes to embody the Rebel Girl in rock & roll songs.

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** Additionally, [[spoiler: Jenny]] comes to embody the Rebel Girl in rock & roll songs. By doing so, she greatly increases the incidence of such characters in those songs.

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