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6th Jan '17 1:28:55 AM Morgenthaler
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* Myth/ClassicalMythology: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epithets_in_Homer Quite a few]] from {{Homer}}.

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* Myth/ClassicalMythology: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epithets_in_Homer Quite a few]] from {{Homer}}.
Creator/{{Homer}}.
31st Dec '16 3:15:36 AM Tron80
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-->''Look!'' Up in the sky! Not a bird, not a plane, it's Troperman! Also known as the Trope Knight, and your friendly neighborhood Lampshade Hanger!

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-->''Look!'' [[quoteright:350:[[Comicbook/TheSupergirlFromKrypton http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/action_comics_issue252_page029.jpg]]]]
[-[[caption-width-right:350:Or the Maid of Might. Or the Last Daughter of Krypton. Or the Blonde Blockbuster. Or... you get the idea.]]-]

->''Look!''
Up in the sky! Not a bird, not a plane, it's Troperman! Also known as the Trope Knight, and your friendly neighborhood Lampshade Hanger!
28th Nov '16 11:39:10 AM Tron80
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* ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}: The Girl of Steel, the Maid of Might, the Maid of Steel, the Last Daughter of Krypton, the ''Comicbook/RedDaughterOfKrypton'', the Girl of Tomorrow.

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* ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}: The Girl of Steel, the Maid of Might, the Maid of Steel, the Last Daughter of Krypton, the ''Comicbook/RedDaughterOfKrypton'', the Girl of Tomorrow.Tomorrow, the Princess of Power, the Blonde Blockbuster, and during her college years she was called the Stanhope Sensation.
23rd Oct '16 10:07:18 PM Lullaby22
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Descriptive nicknames given to a character. This get used a good bit for superheroes. Superman, the Man of Steel, for example. Because, we suppose, it is hard to squeeze all the required coolness into just one name. Stuffy literature majors refer to these as epithets.

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Descriptive nicknames given to a character. This get gets used a good bit for superheroes. Superman, the Man of Steel, for example. Because, we suppose, it is hard to squeeze all the required coolness into just one name. Stuffy literature majors refer to these as epithets.
27th Sep '16 8:32:00 PM Jisu
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** Her ''Franchise/DCSuperHeroGirls'' incarnation is also called The World's Most Powerful Teenager.
3rd Sep '16 3:34:35 PM Whitewings
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* SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker: The Clown Prince of Crime, the Thin White Duke of Death, the Harlequin of Hate, the Mountebank of Menace, the Lord of Laughs, the Ace of Knaves. Creator/GrantMorrison's ''The Clown at Midnight'' has the Joker reflecting on the media names for him: the Laughing Leper, the Dandy of Death and the Clown Prince of Pain.

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* SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker: The Clown Prince of Crime, the Thin White Duke of Death, the Harlequin of Hate, the Mountebank of Menace, the Murderous Mountebank, the Lord of Laughs, the Ace of Knaves. Creator/GrantMorrison's ''The Clown at Midnight'' has the Joker reflecting on the media names for him: the Laughing Leper, the Dandy of Death and the Clown Prince of Pain.
7th Aug '16 5:42:40 PM nombretomado
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1st Aug '16 8:41:21 AM Tron80
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* ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}: The Maid of Might, the Girl of Steel.

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* ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}: The Girl of Steel, the Maid of Might, the Maid of Steel, the Last Daughter of Krypton, the ''Comicbook/RedDaughterOfKrypton'', the Girl of Steel.Tomorrow.
2nd Jun '16 9:09:55 PM IronInfidel
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* Similarly, the player characters of ''Franchise/{{TheElderScrolls}}'' have description-names:

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* Similarly, the player characters of ''Franchise/{{TheElderScrolls}}'' ''[[Franchise/TheElderScrolls The Elder Scrolls]]'' have description-names:
2nd Jun '16 9:08:47 PM IronInfidel
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* Similarly, the player characters of ''Franchise/{{TheElderScrolls}}'' have description-names:
** ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIDaggerfall Daggerfall]]'' has The Imperial Agent.
** ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind Morrowind]]'' has the Nerevarine.
** ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion Oblivion]]'' has The Hero of Kvatch, later The Champion of Cyrodiil.
** ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim Skyrim]]'' has the Dragonborn/Dovahkiin.
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