The Inverted Plot

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Watch inverted flight on youtube.


The Inverted trope is also known as the Russian Reversal or the transpositional pun.

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Obviously, this is not meant to be a political discussion, but rather a challenge put forth to you—  to make your plot unexpected, dynamic, and unpredictable.

While readers seem to like consistency in the characters, they often get bored with a story with a too-predictable ending.


Today’s assignment: Jazz up your plot. Throw in an unexpected twist.


Bonus Points:

This reversal is similar to antimetabole:

Antimetabole is derived from a Greek word which means “turning about”. It is a literary term or device that involves repeating a phrase in reverse order.

“You like it; it likes you” and “Fair is foul and foul is fair” etc.

“Eat to live, not live to eat.” (Socrates)

“Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” (JFK)

(Literary Devices net)

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Watch Paris When It Sizzles with Audrey Hepburn.

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Paris When It Sizzles trailer


Here is a twist generator to get you started.