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SkepticJ
2010-Apr-03, 11:14 PM
I was thinking, and noticed that at least three of William Gibson's novels (I've not read the Bridge Trilogy) follow the trope of geeky, plucky woman on unlimited expense account solves mystery for wealthy, creepy man.

Is this a common trope in fiction?

grapes
2010-Apr-04, 12:29 AM
The Orphan Annie Trope

jokergirl
2010-Apr-06, 07:57 AM
Sounds like Charlie's Angels to me... ;)