Question Why do mc in all chinese novels have only females as friends, and male as enemies

Discussion in 'Novel General' started by AlexMercer9, Jul 10, 2022.

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  1. AlexMercer9

    AlexMercer9 Member

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    And how come every female i see in a novel, acts as if they will just throw themselves to his bed if he want
    even if mc is not that handsome or smart. but somehow no one see those things and his problems
    and many times he even act suspicious like taking out things from system and so on
    How come everyone is so stupid. Is this common in all the novels

    I just want to know your views about it. And what kind of people read this. I mean, any one above 18 read these types or not?
     
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    HealingMoon Well-Known Member

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    Not really. It's just the bad ones in gerenal. It is a common trend, so maybe try new novels with different genre, or ones with higher ratings? Look a the summary and reviews to get an idea of what the book is about. Maybe try infinite flow? It's been getting popular lately, but most are bl if youre not into that. Harem tags are usually why females throw themselves at the mc, so look out for those
     
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    Niyangrapik Well-Known Member

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    If it's the one with system, the system might have a big role in it. Such as items to seduce, item to change appearance, items to make opponent becoming a fool. And if no system, most probably due to their talent in sweet talking or seducing. And most importantly, rich
     
  4. Lois.

    Lois. ❲.❳ Wooosh.

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    Plot armor, there are some Chinese webnovels where the characters are smart but yknow in general most of these novels are mass produced and are meant to follow a certain template.

    Idk but ig ppl who are trying to kill time or are desensitized to plot holes read these type of stuff. Personally the only time I read this type of novels are when I lowkey get scammed by the title or summary lol.
     
  5. Jezus

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    read the reviews bro. Most reviews on NU have people describing it.
    so you can get a idea on what kind of novel it is
    it helps me finding the ones i like
     
  6. otaku31

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    Because women are seen as status symbols, objects of acquisition to prove a man's virility, power, wealth and popularity. Moreover, as the "frailer" sex they are "represented" as, they pose no threat to the protagonist's masculinity and even carry the promise of carnal fulfillment whereas other men, by virtue of being of the same sex (thus "theoretically" equal), pose a threat, a challenge and enter into a competitive relation (unless they are fat and dumb, following which they can be "befriended" without risk) with the MC.
     
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    Not the case for BL, try switching genre. Doesn't have to be BL, I'm sure other genres don't have this problem.
     
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    System novels are generally some of the lower quality ones in my experience. The usage if a system is lazy writing because they can rely on system interactions to drive the plot (or pad the word count) instead of actually weaving a good story with deep characters and motivations.

    You have to realize that with webnovels anyone can start writing and in many cases the writers are inexperienced or just trying to put his desires to words.Consider filtering out the harem tag or reading different genres altogether to see less of what you mentioned.
     
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    Umm... Not all of them.

    Lord of the Mysteries, My House of Horrors, Release that Witch don't have those.

    In fact any story without harem or a dumb love interest shouldn't have those.
     
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    Because due to the glaring moral superiority of fatties, MCs can't perceive other men as potential friends.
     
  11. littleoctopus

    littleoctopus White Lotus Slayer ✦ Villain Sympathizer

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    The Mc is supposed to look as untouchable, the epitome of masculinity and power , that cannot be matched. Any other man is supposed to be his enemy or subordinate. If a Man equal to him appears it can challange that fact and can make the MC be inferior. Remember we are supposed to excuse him for any actions deemed bad , selfish or idotic just cause he is the most powerful man in the novel.

    However , if there was a man that is equal in strength comes along and is by comparison better in a given situation there isn't any support for him. Women who are seen as objects and token to be won won't grovel at his feet and make him look good. Idk why but authors seem to think that in order for the MC to look powerful , right and just. Then no other man can , they will have flaws that will make them look like worms in comparison to bring up the quaility of Mc
     
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  12. sakyuya

    sakyuya 【Villain】【Coffee Aficionado】【Penniless Gentleman】

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    Basically, it's like this

    Family :
    1. No Father, or just quiet but strict father.
    2. Have mother who although old was stil beautiful, even if she isn't beautiful, she's perceived as that she can be seen to be beautiful in her younger days.
    3. Have a little sister that's clingy to her brother/ act mischievous.
    4. Little Brother? Nope no little brother for Male MC except baby ones.

    Male Friends
    1. Fatty, the Ultimate best Friend of Chinese MC
    2. Follower, but they are often people who follow MC before MC transmigrated, hence forgotten after few chapters.
    3. Senior Brothers, who will only guide MC for first few chapter and then live their lives to envy MC.
    4. Pervert, MC perverted friends that act to show how honorable MC is.
    5. Rival? Nope No rival since MC strength rise too much to be true.

    Girl Friends
    1. Class Belle, always exist in every MC school and were usually kind to her classmate.
    2. Beautiful and seductive teacher, who have great skill than their male counterparts and most of the time become MC teacher.
    3. Admirable Beautiful like Swan senior sister who made every boy seemed like a Hungry Toad. They're usually Cold
    4. MC Student who come to love MC.
    5. A girl who accidentally doing something with MC because of Aphrodisiac that MC got from few chapter before this happening.
    6. Most of them fall in love with MC because he rescue the when they're in danger ( Rescue-romance)
    7. Ugly but kind girl? Nope, no chance to enter MC harem, even if they're described as ugly, they're usually a beauty that only use an ugly disguise.

    Enemies
    1. Bully, who somehow raise in strength and become mini villain in one chapter and died killed by MC.
    2. Arrogant Young Master, who act like usual, offend MC and get killed few chapter after.
    3. Ancestor, get angry with MC because MC kill his descendants. But get killed anyway.
    4. Servant, who peacefully working at Villain house, but unjustly killed by MC just because they work there.
    5. Innocent animals, Chicken, Sheep, Cow, Horse, Dog, Mouse, and even Cockroaches, got decimated by MC just because they live in Villain house.
    6. The girl who once is MC girlfriend but have an affair because MC is poor.

    It's not complete, but the gist is like this.
     
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    It creates suspense in how many will join the harem, add a reason to pile up enemies and a reason to MC get free OP things.
     
  14. MidstNost

    MidstNost 【 Reigen's Saltshaker 】【 Lingtian Raider 】

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    stop reading trash novels
     
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  15. xiao Yi

    xiao Yi Summer nights, lonely. Neon lights, flawless.

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    Not really. It depends on the novel. You just have to choose wisely. Read reviews, don't trust it too much though since we have different taste and opinions, just use it as a reference.
     
  16. Mr gentleman

    Mr gentleman Ok

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    Because most author are virgin who fantasizes about being surrounded by women.

    And most importantly...they are trash
     
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    It's the authors' desires bleeding through their works.
     
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    Authors with poor imagination and misaligned values.
     
  19. baka8roukanako

    baka8roukanako Justice for Qi Rong

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    Incels' wish-fulfillment fantasy.
     
  20. gingingin1605

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    you realize this right that most of the novels with these traits are not of exactly good quality and they can give you a relaxing experience at best and high blood pressure in most cases.
    Now, in these novels, the protagonists reach such levels of strength, wealth and life experience that no friend can possibly compare. so even if the two people had true heart to heart connection through friendship at some point, the weaker one would start feeling a inferiority complex by the next time they meet. if they really had true friendship their is a big chance then the friend would distance himself from the MC because his friendship would be seen as seeking favor. This is the case where the friend truly believes that the MC wouldn't have become arrogant or changed altogether. Usually friendships need at least somethings to be common and in a fighting world that would generally be strength. if one of the friends becomes slightly stronger he can ask for guidance, it is fine. Now one friend can crush you like an ant, asking him for guidance would be asking for favor and even if others know that you guys are close, if you are a upright person at heart, you will still feel uncomfortable.
    You might think that we can discuss about old times, what is going on in life and so on but as the weak person, you will think that he is a big person and i might waste his time and his time is worth much more.
    So, "the innocent fatty", "the pervert", "the followers with zero or 1 dialogues" is a good model because they are 1 dimensional characters and the author doesnt have to wrack his brains around how a character who became irrelevant 800 chapters back will behave when he sees the MC.
    I am not saying that good friendship cannot be written, but it is impractical in general because of the reasons i mentioned. And if want to read novels where the author make it practical, then you are reading the wrong kind of novels becuase those novels require creativity.