Tropes: Bad or Good?

Trope defined: A significant or recurrent theme, a motif

Some folks say a trope is an overused,  cliché theme, however,

a trope is often helpful in fulfilling reader/viewer expectations.

Consider the trope “ACTION MOM.”

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The universal nature of tropes help readers understand and relate to the story.

Today’s Assignment:

1. Look at the list of tropes.

2. Consider which tropes apply to your current work.

3. Which trope might you consider using in the future?

4. How would you define each character in your story?

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