Follow TV Tropes

Following

History Main / TearJerker

Go To


Added DiffLines:

* RestrictedRescueOperation: No matter what you do you can't save everyone.


* DarkReprise: The sadder version of the previously played happy song often occurs during sad scenes.

to:

* DarkReprise: The sadder version of the previously played happy song often occurs during sad scenes.scenes to amplify the tragedy.


* DarkReprise: The sadder version of the previously played happy song often occurs during said scenes.

to:

* DarkReprise: The sadder version of the previously played happy song often occurs during said sad scenes.


* DeathFic

to:

* DeathFicDarkReprise: The sadder version of the previously played happy song often occurs during said scenes.
* DeathFic: A fan fiction about a character's death.



* ADeathInTheLimelight

to:

* ADeathInTheLimelightADeathInTheLimelight: When a minor character finally gets the spotlight, their story ends with them dead.



* DeathWail

to:

* DeathWailDeathWail: Someone screams at seeing a loved one die.


* CelebrityElegy

to:

* CelebrityElegyCelebrityElegy: A song mourning a recently dead celebrity.


Added DiffLines:

* GriefSong: A song where the singer sings about how the disappearance and/or death of a loved one makes them sad.


* TragicMonster
* TragicVillain

to:

* TragicMonster
TragicMonster: Someone is turned into a monster and is miserable because of it.
* TragicVillainTragicStillbirth: It's sad that the would-be parents' child died before it was even born.
* TragicVillain: The villain knows that what they're doing is wrong, but feels that it's too late for them to redeem themselves.


* FaceHeelTurn: A hero becoming a bad guy can especially be sad if their misdeeds undo the good they've done.

to:

* FaceHeelTurn: A hero becoming a bad guy can especially be sad if their misdeeds undo the good they've done.done and their changing of alliances now means that their former friends will have to fight their corrupted ex-comrade.


* EverybodyCries
* FaceDeathWithDignity

to:

* EverybodyCries
EverybodyCries: All the characters present are brought to tears.
* FaceDeathWithDignityFaceDeathWithDignity: Someone who finds out that their death is imminent chooses to accept their fate calmly.
* FaceHeelTurn: A hero becoming a bad guy can especially be sad if their misdeeds undo the good they've done.


* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt

to:

* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowItEndOfSeriesAwareness: It can be depressing to see the characters of a television show actually acknowledge that their series has ended.
* TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt: It's sad that the apocalypse is imminent.


* EtTuBrute

to:

* EtTuBruteEtTuBrute: Betrayal is one of the worst things that can happen to a character, and it can especially hit hard if it's someone the character trusted most in the world.

Added DiffLines:

*AccidentalMurder: Especially if the character ended up killing someone they love and care for!

Added DiffLines:

* ComfortTheDying: A tragic death-scene, in which one person tries to make the dying person comfortable.

Added DiffLines:

* BullyMagnet


* Tearjerker/{{Music Videos}}

to:

* Tearjerker/{{Music Videos}}Tearjerker/MusicVideos



* TearJerker/{{Theater}}

to:

* TearJerker/{{Theater}}TearJerker/{{Theatre}}


* DoomedHometown

to:

* DoomedHometownDoomedHometown: This guy's town was destroyed early in his life.



* EmptyShell

to:

* EmptyShellEmptyShell: This person's only alive from a base metabolic standpoint. Everything else of him is dead.



* HappierHomeMovie

to:

* HappierHomeMovieHappierHomeMovie: Goes to show what the person's life used to be like visually before now.



* HowTheMightyHaveFallen: This guy once had everything. Now he has nothing.



* IJustWantToHaveFriends

to:

* IJustWantToHaveFriendsIJustWantToHaveFriends: This loner wants to have people with him.



* InferioritySuperiorityComplex

to:

* InferioritySuperiorityComplexInferioritySuperiorityComplex: This guy acts all high and mighty to cover his own insecurities.



* KarmicMisfire: A tragic circumstance where an innocent person gets undeserved punishment while the one who's truly responsible gets off scot-free.

to:

* KarmicMisfire: A tragic circumstance where an innocent person gets undeserved punishment while the one who's truly responsible [[KarmaHoudini gets off scot-free.scot-free]].



* TheLostLenore

to:

* TheLostLenoreTheLostLenore: The person's significant other's death affects them.


Added DiffLines:

* TheMourningAfter

Showing 15 edit(s) of 502

Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report