Tag: tropes

‘Beasts of battle’ via Wikipedia

Via wikipedia: Beasts of battle: The Beasts of battle is a poetic trope in Old English and Old Norse literature. It consists of the wolf, the raven, and the eagle, traditional animals accompanying the warriors to feast on the bodies

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Damsel in Distress: Part 1 – Tropes vs Women in Video Games

The first video from Anita Sarkeesian’s kickstarter project “Tropes vs. Women in Video Games” is up and running, covering the “Damsel in Distress” trope. You might remember that when Sarkeesian started this Kickstarter project, there was a huge surge of

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Only on afterellen.com would lesbian stalkers be a feel good story

Only on that site would no one question a story like this: The 8 Craziest Pop Culture Lesbian Stalkers When you hear the term “lesbian stalker,” it’s usually referencing someone you or your friend broke up with that you just

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links for 2011-06-10

Periodic Table of Storytelling by *ComputerSherpa on deviantART Very cool chart of story tropes. (tags: visualization storytelling writing)

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