Tropes are storytelling devices and conventions. Basically, the entire point of this site. Here is a really long list—what we call an 'index'—broken up in conceptual groups. At the bottom of each trope page you will find a convenient 'next' and 'previous' link that will make following a particular concept fun. You may, however, want to take along a supply of Narnia Time.

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     Genre Tropes 


     Narrative Tropes 

     Topical Tropes 

     Other Categories 

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General Tropes