When naming anything - a place, a weapon, a title, a society, anything - just add a prepositional phrase to get instant AWESOME! This is most commonly seen when being used to beef up the titles of movies and books. The most frequently used preposition for this is "of (put noun of choice here)", but "with" and "for" are also usable. Often times, when this is used, the thing being upgraded wouldn't be half as cool or interesting without their handy-dandy prepositional phrases.

A SuperTrope to:
* TheXOfY
* TheNounAndTheNoun
* CharacterNameAndTheNounPhrase
* InWhichATropeIsDescribed
* RevengeOfTheSequel
* RecycledINSPACE

Tropes involving these phrases include:
* DoomyDoomsOfDoom
* GarnishingTheStory
* RuleOf
* ThePowerOf

Compare PrepositionsAreNotToEndSentencesWith. Can often be AGoodNameForARockBand, even if that trope name's not an example of one.


[[folder: Anime and Manga ]]

Most of these are likely to be introduced by translations, rather than being original to the Japanese versions, simply because there is almost always another possible word order the translation ''could'' use, but didn't.
* ''LightNovel/TheFamiliarOfZero''
* There's a reason fans of ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' tend to prefer the subtitles' name for the last battle between Naruto and Sasuke in Part One over the dub's name. Compare the Valley of the End to the Final Valley and make your own decision.
* ''Anime/LegendOfGalacticHeroes''
* ''Manga/HighschoolOfTheDead'' though this probably isn't from translation as its a reference to ''Film/DawnOfTheDead'' and the rest of the movies in that series.


[[folder: Fan Works ]]

* Jeft seems to think so in ''Fanfic/WithStringsAttached'', according to the names he gave various places and people in his handmade world Damaeren: the Plains of Death, the [[DoomyDoomsOfDoom Brothers of Doom]], the Forest of Screams, and so forth.
* The title of the ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'' story, ''Fanfic/CourtneyAndTheViolinOfDespair'' throws in TheXOfY for good measure and adds coolness by [[MacguffinTitle giving billing]] to the story's ArtifactOfDeath.
* ''Fanfic/TheLegendOfTotalDramaIsland''. Knowing that the story is a legend is all very well, but the coolness-adding prepositional phrase reveals what the legend pertains to.


[[folder: Film ]]

* ''Film/TheCuriousCaseOfBenjaminButton''
* ''Film/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen''
* Every title in the ''Franchise/IndianaJones'' series of movies has one of these. Except ''[[Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade The Last Crusade]],'' but it still fits CharacterNameAndTheNounPhrase.
* ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' and ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith''
* ''Film/TheAdventuresOfMiloAndOtis''
* ''Franchise/PlanetOfTheApes''
* ''Film/ThreeTenToYuma1957''
* ''Film/MasterAndCommanderTheFarSideOfTheWorld''
* ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean''
* ''Film/EnemyAtTheGates''
* ''Film/OnceUponATimeInTheWest''
* ''Film/OnceUponATimeInAmerica''
* ''Film/OnceUponATimeInMexico''
* ''Film/RoadToPerdition''
* ''Franchise/ChildrenOfTheCorn''
* ''Film/VillageOfTheDamned1960''
* ''Film/NightOfTheLivingDead1968'', ''Film/DawnOfTheDead1978'', ''Film/DayOfTheDead1985''
* ''Film/GoneInSixtySeconds''


[[folder: Literature ]]

* ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' and ''Literature/OutOfTheSilentPlanet'' by Creator/CSLewis
* ''Literature/HarryPotter'' books 2 through 5 combine TheXOfY and CharacterNameAndTheNounPhrase
* One of the rare double prepositional phrase examples: ''[[Literature/TheCuriousIncidentOfTheDogInTheNightTime The Curious Incident (#1) of the Dog (#2) in the Night-Time]]'' (chosen by LiteraryAllusionTitle, though).
* And another: Jules Verne's ''Journey to the Center of the Earth''.
* Arthur Golden's ''Literature/MemoirsOfAGeisha''.
* The titles of most Literature/SherlockHolmes stories fit this trope (e.g. ''A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four'', etc.), not to mention the short story collections: ''The Adventures of'', ''The Casebook of'', and ''The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes''.
* ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'' -- and bonus volume titles ''The Fellowship of the Ring'' and ''The Return of the King''
* The ''Literature/ChroniclesOfPrydain'' has this in its series title; additionally, the novels ''The Book of Three'' and ''The Castle of Llyr'' have TheXOfY going for them.
* Creator/HunterSThompson's ''Literature/FearAndLoathingInLasVegas'', and other ''Fear and Loathing'' books.
* ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'', definitely. As well as the titles of all its seven volumes.
* Creator/FrederickForsyth's ''Literature/TheDayOfTheJackal''.
* Creator/ErichRemarque's ''Literature/AllQuietOnTheWesternFront''.


[[folder: Live Action TV ]]

* Series/{{Bill Nye the Science Guy}} uses this all the time to describes his gadgets. For example, the Huge Magnetic Pendulum- OF SCIENCE! * fanfare*
* ''Series/LandOfTheLost''
* ''Series/MarriedWithChildren''
* ''Series/BloodOverWater''
* ''Series/DoctorWho'' has been particularly fond of this when it comes to naming its episodes, particularly the "[Blank] of [Blank]" variety. "Day of the Daleks", "Reign of Terror", "Forest of the Dead", to name but a few. Used less in the new episodes, but pick any story arc from the classic show and there's a very good chance the title contains the word "of".
* ''Series/MalcolmInTheMiddle''
* ''Series/LeaveItToBeaver''
* ''Series/LostInSpace''


[[folder: Music ]]

* Another double phrase example: Edvard Grieg's ''In the Hall of the Mountain King''
* Italian symphonic metal band Rhapsody ''of Fire'', though they changed their name from "Rhapsody" because of a trademark dispute. Still ... "The power of the Dragonflame will burn brighter than ever before!"
* Same goes for Nanowar, who became "Music/NanowarOfSteel" due to [[Music/{{Manowar}} trademark shenanigans]].
* A few of the songs from the Trans-Siberian Orchestra fit this trope, like "The Ghosts of Christmas Eve," "Queen of the Winter Night," and "The Dreams of Candlelight."
* "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" by Music/{{Gordon Lightfoot}}.
* "The Battle of Evermore" by Music/LedZeppelin.
* "The Siege And Investiture Of Baron Von Frankenstein's Castle At Weisseria" by Music/BlueOysterCult.
* The albums ''The Piper at the Gates of Dawn'', ''A Saucerful of Secrets'', and ''Dark Side of the Moon'' by Music/PinkFloyd.
* The albums ''The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway'', ''A Trick of the Tail'', and ''Selling England By the Pound'' by Music/{{Genesis}}.
* "Once Upon a Time in the West" and "Sultans of Swing"--Music/DireStraits
* "Day of the Baphomets" and "Drunkship of Lanterns" by Music/TheMarsVolta.


[[folder: New Media ]]

* Our very own [[Memes/TVTropes stick of off-topic thumping]].


[[folder: Video Games ]]

* "The [Somewhat-Generic-Description-of-Device] Of Science!" from ''VideoGame/BillNyeTheScienceGuyStopTheRock'', just like the [[Series/BillNyeTheScienceGuy TV show it was based off.]]


[[folder: Western Animation ]]

* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'': "He's a semiaquatic, egg-laying mammal OF ACTION!" Yup, platypi just became awesome.
** ''Just became?'' [[EverythingsBetterWithPlatypus They've always been awesome.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/TheBrakShow'': "That's a light switch... OF TOTAL DEVASTATION!"