Playing With: Dreaming of Things to Come

Basic Trope: A character has prophetic dreams of a future event.
  • Straight: Marguerite dreams of meeting a man, a stranger, in a rose garden. Later that day, she visits a rose garden she has heard of, and meets the man.
  • Exaggerated: Marguerite dreams that she woke up, went through her day, went back to bed, etc until the day of her death; then she wakes up and has to live through it all, without variance.
  • Downplayed: Marguerite has a dream of a rose garden, but later finds the details hard to remember.
  • Justified: Marguerite is a Seer.
  • Inverted: Marguerite sees a stranger in a rose garden. That night, she dreams about one of the stranger's previous visits to the rose garden, despite not being present at the time.
  • Subverted: Marguerite goes to the rose garden and tries to convince herself that it looks like the dream —not much — and meets no one.
  • Double Subverted: Except that the man had been invisible and watching her.
  • Parodied: ???
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: Marguerite has no prophetic dreams.
  • Enforced: "We need a romantic way for them to meet."
  • Lampshaded: ???
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: Marguerite tries to walk the same paths as she did in the dream.
  • Defied: Marguerite deliberately avoids the rose garden.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

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