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Playing With / Nuclear Family

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Basic Trope: The standard family structure.

  • Straight: You have mother Alice, father Bob, son Charlie and daughter Danielle.
  • Exaggerated: There's also Eric, Francine, Gerald, Hayley, Ian...
  • Downplayed: You have mother Alice, father Bob and son Charlie
  • Justified: The family tree had parents have at least two kids.
  • Inverted: ???
  • Subverted: Danielle isn't actually their daughter, but instead their niece...
  • Double Subverted: ...The birth paper work was wrong. Danielle is their daughter.
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  • Parodied: ???
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: The family does not consist of a husband, wife, and two kids.
  • Enforced: "How can we make our protagonist seem like an average guy?" "I know! Let's give him a wife and two children. Y'know, the standard family structure."
  • Lampshaded: "I have two children and a wife"
  • Invoked: Bob and Alice, once they marry, agree to have only two kids.
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: Bob swears never to marry so that he can avoid having a family.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: "You know, the Nuclear Family trope is pretty popular in the Sitcom genre.

Alright kids, back to Nuclear Family.

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