Main Death Is Dramatic Discussion

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captainsandwich
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11:24:27 PM Jun 4th 2012
edited by captainsandwich
what is the difference between this and Dying Moment of Awesome?
Telcontar
12:29:38 AM Jun 5th 2012
The death doesn't have to be awesome or good. It's just that deaths of important characters are more likely to be played for drama and given more focus time. They can overlap because this trope is often used to create a DMOA.
nrjxll
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08:36:48 PM Jan 27th 2011
Does this have too many straight examples? After all, it specifically says that this is enough of an Omnipresent Trope that the examples should be mostly subversions/aversions. Instead, about half the examples are just a list of how the death of Character X in some Trope Overdosed show was dramatic.
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