wuggles on Jul 12th 2011 at 10:20:25 AM
Last Edited By:
Arivne on May 17th 2018 at 9:29:53 PM
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Alice is trying to be an artist, but her parents don't approve. They don't see that as a real job. They . If her parents are portrayed positively, they may just be concerned that she will become a Starving Artist. Negative portrayals usually portray the parents as being biased and wanting their children to be just like them. It commonly is some sort of fine arts related job such as art, music or drama, but it can be sports. Ways this can be used:
- Alice gets straight A's in school but throws it all away to do this job, or drops out to get this job.
- Both her parents lawyers and want her to be one too.
- Can be used as Sibling Rivalry, in that Alice may not want to be a lawyer but her brother Bob does.
This is Truth in Television in many cultures.
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