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Ok, so what about his reactions? Trailing off like that conveys no information. Is he shown to react negatively to the extortion? If so, then isn't that a subversion of the trope?
Wait, so Boo's first name is Carrie?
As in, Carrie Black?
This entry has a serious case of Portrayal Equals Endorsement. Piper is repeatedly portrayed and outright described as a self-centred manipulator who plays games with both Larry and Alex (neither of whom are saints either), and karma kicks her in the teeth for it. And who says that petty act of revenge was "supposed to be a good thing" or that "the audience is supposed to support Piper"?
I'm thinking that a rewrite might be possible that describes the ways the show plays with this trope without making such a zealous judgement that the show sides one way to "a mind-boggling extent". I'll work on it.
Is "yuppie" really the proper term to describe Piper's lifestyle before she's off to the Litch? Neither she or Larry were permanently employed in a professional-type job and both were living off of their parents' money. But it's a minuscule detail, so I don't know it it warrants scrutiny.
It looks like someone is making a point of changing all references to "Crazy Eyes" to "Suzanne." Since the show primarily uses nicknames in place of given names, isn't this just inviting confusion for casual viewers?
People on the show are in the wrong when they call her that though, and it's a big moment when she's upset and asks Piper why that's her nickname.
But she's a fictional character, so we don't need to worry about offending her. Clarity for the readers is the priority.
It seems like Season 3 has abandoned the "Crazy Eyes" moniker, so I guess "Suzanne" is more appropriate now.
How does Piper Kerman's named being linked to No Celebrities Were Harmed make sense? She's not an Expy of anyone, this is a semi-autobiographical series.
No Celebrities Were Harmed and other tropes of the Expy superfamily are frequently misused. Ditch that entry.
Should the Playing Gertrude example be removed? "Aleida is played by a 32 year old actress who mother to Daya who is in early twenties. Although given the kind of life she's led it's not impossible to think Aleida was a very young mother but 12, 13 is a bit of a stretch." First, the ways it's worded is terrible, and second, having a child at 13, while very young, is not the impossibility described by the trope.
I agree. Its gone.
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How well does it match the trope?