July 13th, 2009 by Brian Leave a reply »

Tropes are like motifs – ideas that are repeated throughout various forms of media.

They’re not cliche yet. These are the variations on the elements of literature. It’s great for starting discussions for story analysis. is an interesting wiki collection of these tropes. It started out discussing just TV, thus the name, but has expanded its scope. Since it’s a wiki, anyone can edit it. Keep that in mind – you never know what someone’s going to type in.



  1. Riley H. says:

    Hey this has nothing to do with this post but I wanted to say Hi. Its been months since I’ve seen you. Me and Scott W. have been doing a summer google sites thing. We get online and chat back and forth about things we can do to the page and stuff.

  2. Brian says:

    Very cool. There are some great things in the works at the Google labs.
    Check out Google Wave:

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