Wedding and Engagement Tropes
The big day In your wedding suit today Like on the big day Yes you're looking fine The big day Sign on the dotted line The big day It's your wedding march today
, "Big Day".
Since marriage is a powerful force in human life, it shouldn't be surprising that it is also a powerful organizing force in fiction as well. Thus we have several tropes about them.
Most of this is Newer Than They Think
though. Most wedding traditions in the Western world, such as the big white dress and the figurine-topped wedding cake, are derived from Queen Victoria
's wedding to Prince Albert as well as some of the weddings of her daughters.
So, anyone want to go to a wedding?