Books are also a good source for trope titles. If you read about them here, there's a good chance you'll see them pop up in other media.

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!Commercial Fiction and Traditional Stories

[[folder:By Author's Last Name]]
%%% When adding Hitchhiker's examples, be sure they came from the novels and not the 1978 and 1980 radio series.
* [[Creator/DouglasAdams Adams, Douglas]]
** ''Literature/TheLongDarkTeatimeOfTheSoul''
*** TheAllegedCar
** ''Literature/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy1''
*** BitsOfMeKeepPassingOut
*** InsignificantLittleBluePlanet
*** PuffOfLogic
*** RealityIsOutToLunch
** ''Literature/LifeTheUniverseAndEverything''
** ''The Meaning of Liff''
*** {{Zeerust}}

* [[KAApplegate Applegate, Katherine]]
** {{Animorphism}}

* [[Creator/IsaacAsimov Asimov, Isaac]]
** ThreeLawsCompliant

* Banks, Iain
** OutsideContextVillain

* Barrie, J.M. (''PeterPan'')
** ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve
** NeverGrewUp

* Barry, Dave
** AdjacentToThisCompleteBreakfast
** AGoodNameForARockBand

* Beecher Stowe, Harriet (''UncleTomsCabin'')
** UncleTomfoolery

* Benet, Stephen Vincent (''TheDevilAndDanielWebster'')
** JuryOfTheDamned

* [[Creator/WilliamBlake Blake, William]]
** FearfulSymmetry

* [[RayBradbury Bradbury, Ray]]
** ButterflyOfDoom ("A Sound of Thunder")

* [[Creator/CharlotteBronte Brontė, Charlotte]]
** BerthaInTheAttic (''Literature/JaneEyre'')

* Bulwer-Lytton, Edward
** ItWasADarkAndStormyNight (''Paul Clifford'')

* Burgess, Anthony
** GrokkingTheHorrorshow (''Literature/AClockworkOrange'')

* [[Creator/LewisCarroll Carroll, Lewis]] (''Literature/AlicesAdventuresInWonderland'')
** CheshireCatGrin
** DownTheRabbitHole
*** UpTheRealRabbitHole
** GoAmongMadPeople
** TheMadHatter
** OffWithHisHead

* de Cervantes, Miguel (''Literature/DonQuixote'')
** TheDulcineaEffect
** NoMereWindmill
** TheRocinante
** WindmillCrusader
** WindmillPolitical

* Chandler Harris, Joel
** BriarPatching (''Bre'r Rabbit'' stories)

* [[Creator/AgathaChristie Christie, Agatha]]
** DeathInTheClouds
** TenLittleMurderVictims
** ThrillerOnTheExpress

* [[ArthurCClarke Clarke, Arthur C.]]
** ClarkesThirdLaw

* [[Creator/SamuelTaylorColeridge Coleridge, Samuel Taylor]]
** WillingSuspensionOfDisbelief

* Collodi, Carlo (''Literature/TheAdventuresOfPinocchio'')
** BecomeARealBoy
** PinocchioNose
** PinocchioSyndrome

* [[Creator/ArthurConanDoyle Conan Doyle, Sir Arthur]]
** LostWorld
** ''SherlockHolmes''
*** InspectorLestrade
*** SherlockScan
*** TheWatson
*** WatsonianVersusDoylist (compare Creator/ArthurConanDoyle)

* Congreve, William
** WomanScorned

* Crosley, Sloane
** IWasToldThereWouldBeCake

* [[Creator/RoaldDahl Dahl, Roald]]
** TheWonka (''Literature/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory'')

* [[Creator/PhilipKDick Dick, Philip K.]]
** DoAndroidsDream
** OnlyElectricSheepAreCheap

* [[Creator/CharlesDickens Dickens, Charles]]
** ''Literature/OliverTwist''
*** TheArtfulDodger
*** TheFagin
** ''Literature/AChristmasCarol''
*** DeadToBeginWith
*** JacobMarleyApparel
*** JacobMarleyWarning
*** TheScrooge
*** YetAnotherChristmasCarol

[[Creator/BenjaminDisraeli Disraeli, Benjamin]]
* ''The Young Duke''
** DarkHorseVictory

* [[Creator/JohnDonne Donne, John]]
** CatchAFallingStar
** ForDoomTheBellTolls

* [[Creator/AlexandreDumas Dumas, Alexandre]]
** ManInTheIronMask

* [[Creator/HarlanEllison Ellison, Harlan]]
** [[Literature/IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream (I Have No Mouth)]] AndIMustScream

* Gibson, William
** RaygunGothic (from "The Gernsback Continuum")

* Goldman, William (''Literature/ThePrincessBride'')
** FarmBoy
** IAmNotLeftHanded
** MyNameIsInigoMontoya
** OnlyMostlyDead
** ToThePain
** YouKeepUsingThatWord

* Creator/TheBrothersGrimm
** {{Grimmification}}
** TrailOfBreadCrumbs ("Literature/HanselAndGretel")

* [[Creator/RobertAHeinlein Heinlein, Robert]]
** GrokkingTheHorrorshow (''Literature/StrangerInAStrangeLand'')
** BugWar (''Literature/StarshipTroopers'')

* Heller, Joseph (''Literature/CatchTwentyTwo'')
** Catch22Dilemma

* Herbert, Frank (''{{Dune}}'')
** {{Wormsign}}

* Highsmith, Patricia
** StrangersOnATrainPlotMurder


* [[Creator/VictorHugo Hugo, Victor]]
** InspectorJavert (''Literature/LesMiserables'')

* Irving, Washington
** HorrorStruck ("The Legend of Sleepy Hollow")
** RipVanWinkle ("Rip van Winkle")

* Jacques, Brian
** PerilousOldFool (''Literature/{{Redwall}}'')

* Creator/{{Juvenal}}
** BreadAndCircuses
** WhoWatchesTheWatchmen

* [[Creator/RudyardKipling Kipling, Rudyard]]
** ColdIron
** JustSoStory (''Literature/JustSoStories'')
** MoreDeadlyThanTheMale
** WhiteMansBurden

* [[UrsulaKLeGuin LeGuin, Ursula K.]]
** SubspaceAnsible

* Leiber, Fritz
** BazaarOfTheBizarre

* [[Creator/MurrayLeinster Leinster, Murray]]
** FirstContact

* L'Engle, Madeline
** CircleOfExtinction

* [[Creator/HPLovecraft Lovecraft, H.P.]]
** CosmicHorrorStory
** DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu?
*** And [[DidYouJustIndexCthulhu related tropes]].
** EldritchAbomination
** GoMadFromTheRevelation
** ThroughTheEyesOfMadness
** LovecraftCountry
** LovecraftianSuperpower
** StarfishAliens
** TooSpicyForYogSothoth

* Lowry, Lois
** ReleasedToElsewhere (''TheGiver'')

* Lyall, Gavin
** HuntingTheMostDangerousGame ("The Most Dangerous Game")

* [[Creator/AAMilne Milne, A. A.]] (''Literature/WinnieThePooh'')
** TheEeyore

* [[Creator/JohnMilton Milton, John]]
** RedRightHand (''Literature/ParadiseLost'')

* [[MichaelMoorcock Moorcock, Michael]]
** TheMultiverse

* [[Creator/VladimirNabokov Nabokov, Vladimir]] (''Literature/{{Lolita}}'')
** {{Lolicon}}

* [[Creator/FriedrichNietzsche Nietzsche, Friedrich]]
** EternalRecurrence
** GodIsDead
** HeWhoFightsMonsters
** NietzscheWannabe
** {{Ubermensch}}

* [[Creator/LarryNiven Niven, Larry]]
** CallARabbitASmeerp
** FinaglesLaw
** TheMagicGoesAway
** ManOfSteelWomanOfKleenex
*** (''Literature/{{Ringworld}}'')
** RingWorldPlanet
** SufficientlyAnalyzedMagic

* [[Creator/GeorgeOrwell Orwell, George]] (''[[Literature/NineteenEightyFour 1984]]'')
** AirstripOne
** AllIssuesArePoliticalIssues
** BigBrotherIsEmployingYou
** BigBrotherIsWatching
** {{Room 101}}
** TwoPlusTortureMakesFive
** {{Unperson}}

* Creator/{{Plato}}
** UnaccustomedAsIAmToPublicSpeaking (''Apologia'')

* Pope, Alexander
** HopeSpringsEternal

* [[Creator/TerryPratchett Pratchett, Terry]]
** FertileFeet
** HelloInsertNameHere
** KlatchianCoffee
** LiesToChildren
** TheoryOfNarrativeCausality
** ThunderboltIron
** {{Uberwald}}
** UnEqualRites
** VetinariJobSecurity
** WantonCrueltyToTheCommonComma

* Rodgers, Mary
** FreakyFriday

* [[Creator/JKRowling Rowling, J.K.]]
** DracoInLeatherPants
** GoldenSnitch
** HesJustHiding (fanon term)
** HufflepuffHouse
** MuggleFosterParents
** {{Muggles}}
** PensieveFlashback
** RonTheDeathEater (another fanon term)
** SecretKeeper
** TomTheDarkLord
** WronskiFeint
** YouAreWithMe

* [[Creator/PercyByssheShelley Shelley, Percy Bysshe]]
** LookOnMyWorksYeMightyAndDespair ("Ozymandias")

* Simmons, Dan
** MerlinSickness (''Hyperion'')

* Snicket, Lemony (''ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents'')
** LemonyNarrator
** SnicketWarningLabel

* [[Creator/RobertLouisStevenson Stevenson, Robert Louis]]
** JekyllAndHyde

* [[HunterSThompson Thompson, Hunter S.]]
** FurAndLoathing

* Thomas, Dylan
** DoNotGoGentle

* [[Creator/JRRTolkien Tolkien, John R.R.]]
** ArmyOfTheDead
** BlackSpeech
** DugTooDeep
** GollumMadeMeDoIt
** GondorCallsForAid
** HeavyMithril
** {{Hobbits}}
** KneelBeforeFrodo
** LovingAShadow
** {{Mithril}}
** {{Mordor}}
*** WalkIntoMordor (film version)
** MouthOfSauron
** {{Mythopoeia}}
** RingOfPower
** ShortCutsMakeLongDelays
** SpeakFriendAndEnter
** YouShallNotPass

* [[Creator/MarkTwain Twain, Mark]]
** FencePainting (''Literature/TheAdventuresOfTomSawyer'')

* [[Creator/JackVance Vance, Jack]]
** VancianMagic

* Creator/{{Virgil}}
** WatchingTroyBurn

* Weber, David
** StateSec (''Literature/HonorHarrington'' universe)

* [[Creator/PGWodehouse Wodehouse, P. G.]]
** TheJeeves

* Wright, Sylvia
** LadyMondegreen
** {{Mondegreen}}

* [[Creator/DianaWynneJones Wynne Jones, Diana]]
** VestigialEmpire (''TheToughGuideToFantasyland'')
[[/folder]]

[[folder:By Title]]
* ''Literature/OneThousandAndOneNights''
** ScheherezadeGambit (alt. title: ArabianNightsGambit)

* ''[[Literature/NineteenEightyFour 1984]]''
** AirstripOne
** BigBrotherIsWatching
** {{Room 101}}
** TwoPlusTortureMakesFive
** {{Unperson}}

* ''Literature/TheAdventuresOfPinocchio''
** PinocchioSyndrome

* ''Literature/TheAdventuresOfTomSawyer''
** FencePainting

* ''Literature/AesopsFables''
** AnAesop
** AndroclesLion
** CountryMouse
*** CityMouse
** TheFarmerAndTheViper
** HonestAxe
** SourGrapesTropes

* ''Literature/AlicesAdventuresInWonderland''
** CheshireCatGrin
** GoAmongMadPeople
** TheMadHatter

* ''Literature/AnimalFarm''
** FourLegsGoodTwoLegsBetter

* ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}''
** {{Animorphism}}

* ''Literature/AtTheMountainsOfMadness''
** StarfishAliens

* "Literature/BeautyAndTheBeast"
** BeastAndBeauty

* ''Br'er Rabbit'' stories
** BriarPatching

* ''Literature/CatchTwentyTwo''
** Catch22Dilemma

* ''Literature/AClockworkOrange''
** GrokkingTheHorrorshow

* ''{{Conqueror}}''
** GenghisGambit

* Sloane Crosley
** IWasToldThereWouldBeCake

* ''CuriousGeorge''
** CuriousAsAMonkey

* ''Death Takes a Holiday''
** DeathTakesAHoliday

* ''Death World''
** DeathWorld

* ''TheDevilAndDanielWebster''
** JuryOfTheDamned

* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' series
** FertileFeet
** HelloInsertNameHere
** ThunderboltIron
** {{Uberwald}}
** UnEqualRites
** VetinariJobSecurity
** WantonCrueltyToTheCommonComma

* ''Literature/{{Dracula}}''
** TheRenfield
** VanHelsingHateCrimes

* ''{{Dune}}''
** {{Wormsign}}

* ''The Dying Earth''
** VancianMagic

* ''The EnchantedForestChronicles''
** FryingPanOfDoom

* ''FearAndLoathingInLasVegas''
** FurAndLoathing
** GoddamnedBats

* ''TheGiver''
** ReleasedToElsewhere

* ''Literature/HarryPotter''
** DracoInLeatherPants
** HesJustHiding (fanon term)
** HoldYourHippogriffs
** HufflepuffHouse
** MuggleFosterParents
** {{Muggles}}
** PensieveFlashback
** RonTheDeathEater (another fanon term)
** SecretKeeper
** WronskiFeint

* ''HeatherHasTwoMommies''
** HasTwoMommies

* ''Literature/HonorHarrington''
** StateSec

* ''Film/TheHustler''
** TheMinnesotaFats

* ''Hyperion'' by Dan Simmons
** MerlinSickness

* ''{{Illuminatus}}!''
** BavarianFireDrill

* ''Literature/JaneEyre''
** BerthaInTheAttic

* ''Literature/TheKingOfElflandsDaughter''
** ThunderboltIron

* ''Lensman''
** LensmanArmsRace

* ''LittleMiss'' series
** LittleMissBadass
** LittleMissSnarker

* ''Literature/{{Lolita}}''
** ElegantGothicLolita
** {{Lolicon}}
*** TokenMiniMoe

* ''Literature/TheLongDarkTeaTimeOfTheSoul''
** TheAllegedCar

* ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings''
** ArmyOfTheDead
** BlackSpeech
** DugTooDeep
** GollumMadeMeDoIt
** GondorCallsForAid
** HeavyMithril
** {{Hobbits}}
** LovingAShadow
** {{Mithril}}
** {{Mordor}}
*** WalkIntoMordor (film version)
** RingOfPower
** ShortCutsMakeLongDelays
** SpeakFriendAndEnter
** YouShallNotPass

* ''The Meaning of Liff''
** {{Zeerust}}

* ''Literature/LesMiserables''
** InspectorJavert

* "Literature/LittleRedRidingHood"
** TheBigBadWolf
** GrandmaWhatMassiveHotnessYouHave
** LittleDeadRidingHood

* ''Old Yeller''
** ShootTheDog

* ''Literature/{{Metamorphoses}}'' by Creator/{{Ovid}}
** UnaccustomedAsIAmToPublicSpeaking

* ''Literature/ParadiseLost''
** RedRightHand

* ''PeterPan''
** ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve
** NeverGrewUp

* ''Pollyanna''
** ThePollyanna

* ''Literature/ThePrincessBride''
** FarmBoy
** IAmNotLeftHanded
** MyNameIsInigoMontoya
** OnlyMostlyDead
** ToThePain
** YouKeepUsingThatWord

* ''ThePrisonerOfZenda''
** {{Ruritania}}

* "Literature/{{Rapunzel}}"
** RapunzelHair

* ''ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents''
** LemonyNarrator
** SnicketWarningLabel

* Dr. Seuss
** TheGrinch
** IDoNotLikeGreenEggsAndHam
** RedFishBlueFish

%%* WilliamShakespeare--see TropeNamers/Theater

* ''SherlockHolmes''
** InspectorLestrade
** SherlockScan
** TheWatson
** WatsonianVersusDoylist (compare Creator/ArthurConanDoyle)

* ''TheSilenceOfTheLambs''
** AGlassOfChianti
** HannibalLecture

* "Literature/SnowWhite"
** FairestOfThemAll

* ''A Sound of Thunder''
** ButterflyOfDoom

* ''Literature/StarshipTroopers''
** BugWar

* ''TheStepfordWives''
** StepfordSmiler
** StepfordSuburbia

* ''Strangers On A Train''
** StrangersOnATrainPlotMurder

* ''TheToughGuideToFantasyland''
** VestigialEmpire

* ''UncleTomsCabin''
** UncleTomfoolery

* ''Literature/WinnieThePooh''
** TheEeyore

* ''The Young Duke''
** DarkHorseVictory
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!Print Magazines

* ''National Geographic''
** NationalGeographicNudity

* ''{{Playboy}}''
** IReadItForTheArticles
** PlayboyBunny

!Newspapers

* ''[[BritishNewspapers Daily Mail]]''
** PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad

* ''[[BritishNewspapers The Sun (UK)]]''
** PageThreeStunna

!Writing Guides

* Website/TurkeyCityLexicon
** CallARabbitASmeerp
*** CallASmeerpARabbit
*** CallAHitPointASmeerp
** SaidBookism
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