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An index for tropes, pertaining with just about any form of maturity.
Tropes listed pertain to maturity.
See also Teenage Tropes, Youngsters, Elders for their associated maturity levels, and Aging Tropes.
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Here are a few tropes: Only Sane Man, Loveable Alpha Bitch, Good Parents, Stern Teacher and Nice Guy.
Are Good Parents and Nice Guy really examples? Being nice doesn't mean you're mature. One can be a mature Jerkass or a nice but childish person.
Also Man Child and Psychopathic Man Child.
Reasonable Authority Figure
@Nightshade 96 wrong place.
Okay, we can remove Nice Guy. I do think Good Parents is an example because being mature is a key aspect of being a good parent.
My argument also applies to Lovable Alpha Bitch (not loveable, but lovable).
@Ms CC 93 You did say any form of maturity in the laconic.
Kiddy Kid, Older Than They Look, Younger Than They Look, Most Writers Are Adults
This is maturity tropes, not immaturity tropes. Put those examples there.
Token Adult, and if anyone proceeds to say it's not an example, the One Of The Kids trope is for the adults who not only hang with children, but act like the children as well.
Big Good, The Comically Serious
How does this have 4 hats? The OP hasn't been updated at all.
Closer To Earth, Psychologist Teacher, Save Our Students
Took the liberty of adding the tropes that were suggested and approved. On that note...
Suggested tropes leaning toward immaturity (since sponsor says this index is strictly for maturity):
My own suggestions for addition:
And since personally I think this index works better for all forms of maturity, suggested immaturity tropes:
Age Appropriate Angst, Emotional Maturity Is Physical Maturity and Fog Of Ages I think might have a spot here, but can't place them in either category (same for the "Than They Look" tropes).
Thanks...it's been weeks since I've come here. I suggest adding Its All My Fault when it comes to certain situations when a character decides to grow up & take responsibility for their actions.
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