The Periodic Table Of Storytelling

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It was only a matter of time before the genius that is TV Tropes was rendered in graphical form. Now this handy chart lays out such "elements" of storytelling as the "jerk with a heart of gold" and "jumping the shark" — as well as more unusual ones like "epileptic trees." Use the chart to make your own fictional compounds — or break down artistic masterpieces like The Last Airbender.


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Where are the rare earths???