ResponsibilityTropes Responsibility Tropes YKTTW Discussion
Tropes dealing with characters being responsible for certain things.
"The price of greatness is responsibility."Responsibility is something that we humans are always expected to accept. Most of the time, responsibility is something we humans always get tired of hearing and could care less about it, which can have some serious consequences. Here are tropes dealing with characters taking responsibility.
- The Atoner: Taking responsibility to turn over a new leaf.
- Being Good Sucks: Since being a good person requires responsibility, it can be difficult to bear it.
- The Chains of Commanding: Being a leader is tough responsibility.
- Chronic Hero Syndrome: Being accountable for saving everyone's lives.
- Comes Great Responsibility: A hero is responsible for using its powers for good.
- Conscience Makes You Go Back: Leaving someone in trouble, but takes responsibility in helping them anyways.
- Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: One sibling takes responsibility whereas the other one doesn't.
- It's All My Fault: A character believes that he is responsible for something he didn't do.
- Guilt Complex: This character believes that he's responsible for everything bad happening.
- Lawful Neutral: Great responsibility in upholding the law.
- Lawful Good: Great responsibility in upholding the law and doing good.
- Must Make Amends: Taking responsibility to fix a serious mistake.
- Never My Fault: Characters avoid taking responsibility and always blames others.
- Passing the Torch: The hero passes on the responsibility of heroism to a successor.
- Personal Gain Hurts: Using personal interests before responsibility isn't a good thing.
- Prodigal Hero: The hero returns home to take responsibility.
- Promotion to Parent: An older sibling takes responsibility to take care of their younger sibling or siblings.
- Samaritan Syndrome: Feeling responsible for not saving someone they thought they have.
- Sliding Scale of Leadership Responsibility: The scale of the most responsible and the least responsible leaders.