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Basic Trope: A font that looks foreign to give a foreign motif

  • Straight: The work takes place in India and has only curvy text with a line over it.
  • Exaggerated: The text looks so Hindi like that it is unreadable.
  • Downplayed: ???
  • Justified: It was an Indian restaurant in an anglophone part of India.
  • Inverted: Angular Hindi that looks European is used in Europe and the Americas.
  • Subverted: Only it turns out that the text is Hindi that looks Latin.
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  • Double Subverted: But it actually was overzealously Hindi-fied English.
  • Parodied:
    • The official script of India is curly Latin alphabet with a line over it.
    • In India curly Latin alphabet is everywhere, in The USA there is angular hiragana, in Arabia there are long Chinese characters, in Greece there is curvy Cyrillic script, in Mongolia there is vertical Arabic,and in Russia the only script in sight is rectangular Burmese alphabet.
  • Zig Zagged: Different parts of the country follow this style, while some just use Hindi.
  • Averted: लातिनी वर्णमाला भारत में स्थितियों जहां यह तार्किक होगा में छोड़कर नहीं किया जाता है, बाकी सब कुछ हिन्दी में Translation 
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  • Enforced: The viewers can't read Hindi.
  • Lampshaded: We don't have an alphabet just a typeface.
  • Invoked:
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: In order to preserve their culture the Indian government bans curly Latin alphabet and requires everyone to speak Hindi.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???
  • Deconstructed: The people of India become ashamed of their alphabet just being a typeface.
  • Reconstructed: But then decide it is a cool typeface and embrace it.
  • Implied: A tourist who goes to India constantly grumbles that learning Hindi was apparently pointless.

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