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* ItsAllAboutMe: All three are this, leading to the sins that caused them to become damned to begin with. They spend a good deal of time in hell fussing about how they're remembered on Earth, and (claiming) their friends are remembering them unfairly.

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* ItsAllAboutMe: All three are this, leading to the sins that caused them to become damned to begin with. They spend a good deal of time in hell fussing about how they're remembered on Earth, and (claiming) either claiming their friends are remembering them unfairly. unfairly or expressing indignance when their friends don't think of them at all.


* YourCheatingHeart: Garcin and Estelle both cheated on their spouses, and Garcin even made his wife serve them coffee in bed. Inès, on the other hand, just went for MurderTheHypotenuse.


* YearOutsideHourInside: During the play, the characters have visions of life progressing without them on Earth, and it seems unlike usual Hells in which an eternity is actually a second, what feels like a brief time in Hell is actually several months on the outside.

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* YearOutsideHourInside: During the play, the characters have visions of life progressing without them on Earth, and it seems unlike usual Hells in which an eternity in Hell is actually a second, second in "real-time," what feels like a brief time in Hell is actually several months on the outside.


* PsychoLesbian: Inès. It's never outright stated that she's a lesbian, but it's pretty clear she is, and committed a terrible act because of it.

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* PsychoLesbian: Inès. It's never outright stated that she's a lesbian, but it's pretty clear she is, and committed a terrible act because of it. She also becomes obsessed with Estelle, constantly making passes at her and becoming enraged when Estelle doesn't return her affections. Turned UpToEleven when Estelle becomes physical with Garcin which the two of them do intentionally to torture her.

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** [[spoiler: Estelle attempts to do this to Inès towards the end when she grabs a letter opener and stabs her with it. However, since Inès is already dead, it has no effect, not even causing her pain.]]


* PsychoLesbian: Inès. It's never outright stated that she's a lesbian, but it's pretty clear she is, and committed a terrible because of it.

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* PsychoLesbian: Inès. It's never outright stated that she's a lesbian, but it's pretty clear she is, and committed a terrible act because of it.

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* TheGoldenRule: The point of the play, and of existentialist philosophy in general. You create the world you live in, and hellish behaviour will make your life hell quite well enough without any divine intervention required.


* BrokenAesop: A famous one. The play’s message is “Hell is other people,” but chooses to demonstrate this by focusing on three narcissists each with a total LackOfEmpathy, and then expecting this to be a comment on normal folks.

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* BrokenAesop: A famous one. The play’s message is “Hell is other people,” but chooses to demonstrate this by focusing on three narcissists each with a total LackOfEmpathy, and then expecting this to be a comment on normal folks.


A classic play by Creator/JeanPaulSartre that's highly popular in UsefulNotes/{{Existentialism}}, ''No Exit'' is an often darkly comic look at the SelfInflictedHell faced by its three [[VillainProtagonist protagonists]]. They are [[DomesticAbuse Joseph]] [[DirtyCoward Garcin]], an insecure journalist; [[CardCarryingVillain Inès]] [[{{Sadist}} Serrano]], a [[PsychoLesbian lesbian]] postal clerk, and [[CuteAndPsycho Estelle]] [[{{Yandere}} Rigault]], a [[StepfordSmiler beautiful and charming]] young aristocrat.

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A classic play by Creator/JeanPaulSartre that's highly popular in UsefulNotes/{{Existentialism}}, ''No Exit'' is an often darkly comic look at the SelfInflictedHell faced by its three [[VillainProtagonist protagonists]].characters. They are [[DomesticAbuse Joseph]] [[DirtyCoward Garcin]], an insecure journalist; [[CardCarryingVillain Inès]] [[{{Sadist}} Serrano]], a [[PsychoLesbian lesbian]] postal clerk, and [[CuteAndPsycho Estelle]] [[{{Yandere}} Rigault]], a [[StepfordSmiler beautiful and charming]] young aristocrat.



* CellPhonesAreUseless: A precursor to cell phones, when showing off the room the Valet draws attention to the service bell that the protagonists are to ring if they want something from the staff. He casually points out that the wiring on the bell is bad and it tends to be unreliable, never ringing when someone actually needs something. Sure enough, the bell breaks immediately after the Valet leaves, and only serves to mockingly reinforce the fact that our protagonists are sealed in together alone.

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* CellPhonesAreUseless: A precursor to cell phones, when showing off the room the Valet draws attention to the service bell that the protagonists characters are to ring if they want something from the staff. He casually points out that the wiring on the bell is bad and it tends to be unreliable, never ringing when someone actually needs something. Sure enough, the bell breaks immediately after the Valet leaves, and only serves to mockingly reinforce the fact that our protagonists characters are sealed in together alone.



* DeadToBeginWith: Our protagonists are introduced entering the hotel, which is Hell.

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* DeadToBeginWith: Our protagonists characters are introduced entering the hotel, which is Hell.



* EpiphanicPrison: [[spoiler: The door pops open into the end, allowing the protagonists to leave. None do, because they're all too dependent on each other. Since nobody had an epiphany, they're all stuck there forever.]]

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* EpiphanicPrison: [[spoiler: The door pops open into the end, allowing the protagonists characters to leave. None do, because they're all too dependent on each other. Since nobody had an epiphany, they're all stuck there forever.]]



* {{Jerkass}}: The three of them in life, which comes to be used as their mutual hell.

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* {{Jerkass}}: The three of them in life, life were awful people, which comes to be used as their mutual hell.



* PsychoLesbian: Inès. It's never outright stated that she's a lesbian, but it's pretty clear she is.

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* PsychoLesbian: Inès. It's never outright stated that she's a lesbian, but it's pretty clear she is.is, and committed a terrible because of it.



* SealedRoomInTheMiddleOfNowhere: The play's setting. [[spoiler:As it turns out, it doesn't ''have'' to be sealed.]]
* SelfInflictedHell: The context of the famous "Hell is other people" quote. The only reason Hell is anything like hellish is because all the protagonists are horrible people who can't help but make each other miserable via social interaction. [[spoiler:Made even more poignant by the fact that the protagonists are given several opportunities to escape during the play, but are held back every time by their own flaws, fears and anxieties. Not only is hell other people, '''YOU''' are its security system.]]

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* SealedRoomInTheMiddleOfNowhere: The play's setting.setting is a locked room that presumably isn't in any actual hotel, or building for that matter. [[spoiler:As it turns out, it doesn't ''have'' to be sealed.]]
* SelfInflictedHell: The context of the famous "Hell is other people" quote. The only reason Hell is anything like hellish is because all the protagonists characters are horrible people who can't help but make each other miserable via social interaction. [[spoiler:Made even more poignant by the fact that the protagonists characters are given several opportunities to escape during the play, but are held back every time by their own flaws, fears and anxieties. Not only is hell other people, '''YOU''' are its security system.]]


* OffingTheOffspring: [[spoiler: Estelle, after being impregnated by her lover and not wishing her husband to find out, drowns the baby in a lake.]]

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* OffingTheOffspring: [[spoiler: Estelle, after being impregnated by her lover and not wishing her husband to find out, drowns throws the baby in from a lake.balcony overlooking an ocean cliff, with a large rock tied to it to boot.]]


A classic play by Creator/JeanPaulSartre that's highly popular in UsefulNotes/{{Existentialism}}, ''No Exit'' is an often darkly comic look at the SelfInflictedHell faced by its three [[VillainProtagonist protagonists]]. They are [[DomesticAbuse Joseph]] [[DirtyCoward Garcin]], an insecure journalist; [[CardCarryingVillain Ines]] [[{{Sadist}} Serrano]], a [[PsychoLesbian lesbian]] postal clerk, and [[CuteAndPsycho Estelle]] [[{{Yandere}} Rigault]], a [[StepfordSmiler beautiful and charming]] young aristocrat.

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A classic play by Creator/JeanPaulSartre that's highly popular in UsefulNotes/{{Existentialism}}, ''No Exit'' is an often darkly comic look at the SelfInflictedHell faced by its three [[VillainProtagonist protagonists]]. They are [[DomesticAbuse Joseph]] [[DirtyCoward Garcin]], an insecure journalist; [[CardCarryingVillain Ines]] Inès]] [[{{Sadist}} Serrano]], a [[PsychoLesbian lesbian]] postal clerk, and [[CuteAndPsycho Estelle]] [[{{Yandere}} Rigault]], a [[StepfordSmiler beautiful and charming]] young aristocrat.



* AssholeVictim: Garcin and Estelle at first insist that they're in hell because of a mistake. They aren't. Ines at least is very well aware that she was an evil person and had this coming.
* AtLeastIAdmitIt: Ines is the first to realize that they're in Hell, and she makes no bones about what a terrible person she was. Garcin and Estelle, by contrast, attempt to keep up their genteel facades for a while, over which she browbeats them relentlessly. Eventually it's Garcin who suggests they all come clean and admit why they've been damned.

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* AssholeVictim: Garcin and Estelle at first insist that they're in hell because of a mistake. They aren't. Ines Inès at least is very well aware that she was an evil person and had this coming.
* AtLeastIAdmitIt: Ines Inès is the first to realize that they're in Hell, and she makes no bones about what a terrible person she was. Garcin and Estelle, by contrast, attempt to keep up their genteel facades for a while, over which she browbeats them relentlessly. Eventually it's Garcin who suggests they all come clean and admit why they've been damned.



* BrutalHonesty: Ines doesn't mince her words.
* CardCarryingVillain: Ines is quite self-aware of what a terrible person she is.

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* BrutalHonesty: Ines Inès doesn't mince her words.
* CardCarryingVillain: Ines Inès is quite self-aware of what a terrible person she is.



* CoitusUninterruptus: In life, Garcin was fond of bringing his conquests home in full view of his wife, and making her serve them coffee in bed. [[spoiler:He does it with Estelle during the course of the play whilst Ines offers running commentary, in a ''very'' awkward scene.]]

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* CoitusUninterruptus: In life, Garcin was fond of bringing his conquests home in full view of his wife, and making her serve them coffee in bed. [[spoiler:He does it with Estelle during the course of the play whilst Ines Inès offers running commentary, in a ''very'' awkward scene.]]



* FreudianTrio: Garcin is Ego, the harshly critical Ines eventually becomes the Superego (while acting like Id at first), and the psychotic Estelle reveals herself to be Id.
* TheGadfly: Ines appears to be this at first, and while she's the most pronounced, all three are soon revealed to be Gadflies to each other. That's their punishment- they're stuck in a room making each other miserable forever.

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* FreudianTrio: Garcin is Ego, the harshly critical Ines Inès eventually becomes the Superego (while acting like Id at first), and the psychotic Estelle reveals herself to be Id.
* TheGadfly: Ines Inès appears to be this at first, and while she's the most pronounced, all three are soon revealed to be Gadflies to each other. That's their punishment- they're stuck in a room making each other miserable forever.



* MinimalistCast: The only characters are Estelle, Garcin, Ines, and the Valet (who's a one-scene wonder).

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* MinimalistCast: The only characters are Estelle, Garcin, Ines, Inès, and the Valet (who's a one-scene wonder).



* MurderTheHypotenuse: [[spoiler: After taking a liking to her cousin's wife, Ines manipulated his murder so she'd have her to herself.]]

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* MurderTheHypotenuse: [[spoiler: After taking a liking to her cousin's wife, Ines Inès manipulated his murder so she'd have her to herself.]]



* OnlySaneMan: Garcin believes himself to be this. He thinks that he's a provider and pacifist who has no reason to be here. Ines is the real deal, being the first one to recognize that they're in Hell, there for very good reasons, and are supposed to torture each other.

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* OnlySaneMan: Garcin believes himself to be this. He thinks that he's a provider and pacifist who has no reason to be here. Ines Inès is the real deal, being the first one to recognize that they're in Hell, there for very good reasons, and are supposed to torture each other.



* PsychoLesbian: Ines. It's never outright stated that she's a lesbian, but it's pretty clear she is.
* RememberTheDead: In one scene, Inez sees a man and a woman having sex on her bed, then her vision blacks out because she no longer has an alibi.
* {{Sadist}}: Ines lives for hurting others and quite readily admits it.

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* PsychoLesbian: Ines.Inès. It's never outright stated that she's a lesbian, but it's pretty clear she is.
* RememberTheDead: In one scene, Inez Inès sees a man and a woman having sex on her bed, then her vision blacks out because she no longer has an alibi.
* {{Sadist}}: Ines Inès lives for hurting others and quite readily admits it.



* TriangRelations: {{Played with}} all over the place. Hell picks the roommates very well; every one of them is ''capable'' of respecting each other at least superficially, but when any two start getting along, the third person will try to break it up out of jealousy. All three are attention whores and cannot stand the other two being friendly. Estelle makes romantic overtures at both but really wants to get with Garcin, who ends up ignoring her in favor of Ines (because he thinks that Ines, as the OnlySaneMan, will be able to validate him), while Ines ignores and degrades him because she's in love with Estelle. The three are perfectly suited to constantly torturing each other via social shenanigans, and yet incapable of dealing with the idea of leaving the other two.

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* TriangRelations: {{Played with}} all over the place. Hell picks the roommates very well; every one of them is ''capable'' of respecting each other at least superficially, but when any two start getting along, the third person will try to break it up out of jealousy. All three are attention whores and cannot stand the other two being friendly. Estelle makes romantic overtures at both but really wants to get with Garcin, who ends up ignoring her in favor of Ines Inès (because he thinks that Ines, Inès, as the OnlySaneMan, will be able to validate him), while Ines Inès ignores and degrades him because she's in love with Estelle. The three are perfectly suited to constantly torturing each other via social shenanigans, and yet incapable of dealing with the idea of leaving the other two.



* VillainProtagonist: All of the characters are horrible people that have done horrible things. That's why they're in Hell, but only Ines recognizes this fact at first.

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* VillainProtagonist: All of the characters are horrible people that have done horrible things. That's why they're in Hell, but only Ines Inès recognizes this fact at first.



* YourCheatingHeart: Garcin and Estelle both cheated on their spouses, and Garcin even made his wife serve them coffee in bed. Ines, on the other hand, just went for MurderTheHypotenuse.

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* YourCheatingHeart: Garcin and Estelle both cheated on their spouses, and Garcin even made his wife serve them coffee in bed. Ines, Inès, on the other hand, just went for MurderTheHypotenuse.


** Garcin: Another French word for kid. It comes from his desire to be seen as a hero or a man.

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** Garcin: Another Resembles the French word for kid."boy". It comes from his desire to be seen as a hero or a man.

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