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06:12:58 PM Apr 18th 2011
Removed: The Lost World (Michael Crichton)

The Lost Colony (Eoin Colfer) The Time Paradox

As I understand this trope, the first word sounds like a name of something, the second is a noun which sounds symbolic, political. Not to be confused with just having two words in the title. (Which would be a bit, a chair is not a trope) "Lost" and "Time" don't really sound like names or codes. Lost is an adjective
06:15:58 PM Apr 18th 2011
I left The Naked God because it was talking about a trilogy and it at least hints that naked isn't actually meant in the normal sense of the word
06:18:05 PM Apr 18th 2011
Incidentally this explains why I always had a nagging feeling that those two Artemis Fowl books had weaker names
06:52:18 AM Feb 20th 2013
I think a proper example of this should have the central word be (a) esoteric, (b) a noun or proper noun and (c) stressed; "the DAHDAH duhduh". So "The Undiscovered Colony" wouldn't work even though it matches (a), because it fails (b) and (c), but "The Lazarus Colony" would.
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