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Jul 16th 2015 at 12:18:26 PM •••

Is this a trope? It's hardwired into our brains to protect siblings, younger /and/ older, and from my perspective, "People help their siblings" is a lot like "People sit on chairs". Not doing so is something that needs to be explicitly decided, where helping is the natural outcome.

Perhaps exceptions should be listed, instead of examples?

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Jul 17th 2015 at 1:36:33 AM •••

It is a trope because it affects the story.

Apr 15th 2013 at 1:41:16 AM •••

Is it necessary for the Big Brother/Sister to be an actual brother or sister, or is it enough that they're as close as siblings?

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Mar 31st 2013 at 12:21:50 PM •••

Can we have an alternate title for Big Sister Instinct? Considering how many female examples of this trope pop up, you know?

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Mar 31st 2013 at 5:33:40 PM •••

Or we could change the name to Big Sibling Instinct.

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