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Should passing/failing The Bechdel Test be listed as a trope in a work's trope list?

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Turn it into a Useful Note.

Pro: It's not really a storytelling device (ie: a trope) but a reaction or measure applied to a story. By its own admission (as seen in the strip that created the test and the page description), passing the test or not means very little in regards to how feminist a work is - so listing it in trope lists is pointless. But it is a term used in fiction and thus deserves to be explained.

Con: ?


Move it to the Trivia page of works that reference it in their trope list. Add the trivia banner.


Keep it as a trope but put it in Criticism Tropes.

Pro: It's not really a storytelling device (ie: a trope) but a reaction or measure applied to a story. Which is what Criticism Tropes are.

Neutral: Criticism Tropes are tropes however, which would technically not prevent people from listing passing/failing the test as a trope in a work's trope list.


Cutlist.

Con: Over 22k inbounds. It is a major source of traffic as lots of people come here looking for the definition.


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