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Basic Trope: A chapter is very short, usually only one paragraph

  • Straight: A chapter is one paragraph long.
  • Exaggerated:
  • Downplayed: A chapter is three pages long
  • Justified: The chapters are short to give a disconnected feeling when reading the book
  • Inverted: A chapter is over 100 pages long
  • Subverted: The chapter seems to be one paragraph long, until it continues on the next page.
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  • Double Subverted: The next page also consists of one paragraph.
  • Parodied: ???
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: A chapter is of normal length.
  • Enforced: The author wants to make sure that the Wham Line has a huge impact.
  • Lampshaded: "Why is this chapter so short?"
  • Invoked: "Lets make this book have a really short chapter."
  • Exploited: The author wants to increase the book's overall chapter count, so they write a really short one.
  • Defied: The author makes sure that all chapters are of reasonable length.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: "What was up with that really short chapter?"
  • Implied: Alice is asked to read a chapter of a book. After three second of reading, she shouts "I've finished the chapter!"

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