Have you recently read a book where an orphan becomes the chosen one and saves the world? How about one where two characters fall in love with the same person and that person has to choose who to be with? Yes? Well, welcome to tropes. A trope, as defined in the literature, is a 'convention or device that establishes a predictable or stereotypical representation of a character, setting, or scenario in a creative work.'

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