Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together.
This week’s TTT is favourite tropes, which has been quite fun to write. This post is going to have a mixture of both plot and character tropes as both are important within stories.
Examples: Harry Potter, The Shadowhunter Chronicles, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Examples: Jude Duarte (The Folk of the Air), Chaol Westfall (Throne of Glass), Liam Ironarm (The Song of the Lioness)
Examples: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Harry Potter, A Court of Thorns and Roses
Examples: Harry Potter, Buffy Summers (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Aelin Ashryver Galathynius (Throne of Glass)
Examples: Cheryl Blossom (Riverdale), Cordelia Chase (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Valencia Perez (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend)
Examples: Feyre and Rhysand (A Court of Thorns and Roses), Jude and Cardan (The Folk of the Air), Spike and Buffy (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
Examples: Cersei and the High Sparrow (Game of Thrones), President Snow and President Coin (The Hunger Games), Regina and Mr Gold (Once Upon a Time)
Examples: Once Upon a Time, East by Edith Pattou, Spindle’s End by Robin McKinley
Examples: Cersei Lannister (A Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones, Olivia Pope (Scandal), Elphaba (Wicked by Gregory Maguire)
Examples: The Wicked Witch of the West (The Wizard of Oz), The White Witch (The Chronicles of Narnia), Ursula (The Little Mermaid)
Post a link to your TTT in the comments and let me know your favourite tropes