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Basic Trope: A woman who conforms to classic Western ideals of femininity.

  • Straight: Alice is beautiful, well-mannered, domestically competent, devoted to the people she cares about, and has Silk Hiding Steel.
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  • Downplayed: Spirited Young Lady
  • Justified: Alice is from a traditional Western family and thus was raised to have these sorts of values.
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  • Averted: Alice is not particurarly graceful or domestic.
  • Enforced: Alice is from a show where the writers are trying to teach about traditional Western values, and they want to teach about the traditional Western ideal woman.
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  • Deconstructed: Alice feels shoehorned into being prim and proper, which leads to emotional strain.

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