One-Word Title

A title of a work that's only one word long. Not much more to say.

If the title is a noun, it is possibly also other tropes. Titles that refer to characters either by name or by job (e.g. "Rose"; it refers to the character Rose Tyler, or Bartender, which is about the bartender protagonist), they go under Character Title or Job Title, as well.

If the name is the location the work is set in, that's The Place.

Words comprised of two or more words that are not usually written as one, also count as examples of Portmantitle.

When adding examples, please give whatever context you can, even if it's as simple as "It's called Wings because all of the main characters are associated with a flying service." or "It's called ''Friends because it's about a group of friends." If Word of God or Word of Saint Paul exists for why the title was chosen, give that.

Verbed Title and Mononymous Biopic Title are subtropes. Compare to One-Letter Title and Short Titles. Contrast to The Fantastic Trope of Wonderous Titles and Long Title.

The "The" Title is for titles that start with "The."

Helpful tip for new tropers: To link to a one-word trope, enclose in curly braces: {{Trope}}. Can be embedded inside square brackets: [[{{Trope}} visible text]]. And now you know. But, please be sure you are using the proper namespace.

Examples:

    open/close all folders 

    Anime & Manga 

    Comic Books 

    Fan Fic 

    Film — Animated 

    Film — Live-Action 

    Literature 

    Live-Action TV 

    Machinima 

    Manhwa 

    Music 

    Mythology 

    Newspaper Comics 

    Pinball 

    Poetry 

    Theater 
  • Starship
  • Cats All of the characters are cats, based on poems from T. S. Eliot's Old Possum's book of Practical Cats

    Theme Parks 

    Toys 

    Video Games 

    Web Animation 

    Webcomics 

    Web Original 

    Western Animation 


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