The Hero’s Journey Pattern/Trope in Television Stories

TVtropes.org is a website that contains 100s of tropes found in TV and literature, including the Hero’s Journey trope.

From https://tvtropes.org:

“A trope is a storytelling device or convention, a shortcut for describing situations the storyteller can reasonably assume the audience will recognize. Tropes are the means by which a story is told by anyone who has a story to tell. We collect them, for the fun involved.

Tropes are not the same thing as cliches. They may be brand new but seem trite and hackneyed; they may be thousands of years old but seem fresh and new. They are not bad, they are not good; tropes are tools that the creator of a work of art uses to express their ideas to the audience. It’s pretty much impossible to create a story without tropes.”

Click here to access the description of the Hero’s Journey trope at TVtropes.org.

Indexes of all their tropes are here: https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/Tropes

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