- Body Language
- Camera Tricks
- Dancing Tropes
- Solar Tropes
- Manga Effects
- Party At My Index
- Personal Appearance Tropes
- Score and Music Tropes
- Sound FX Tropes
- Stellar Index
- Stock Visual Metaphors
- Weather and Environment
All forms of showing off in a work, to wow the audience. Frequently used to set the mood and serve the Rule of Cool.
For example, for Live Action TV, this includes scenery, lighting, props, costuming, makeup, background music, sound effects, and Special Effects in general. For Comic Books, it includes things like coloring and lettering. And so on.
The name comes from Aristotle's Poetics and is used more broadly here. He considered using spectacle to cover deficiencies in plot and character a flaw. If they are just in addition to good plots and characters, then these are just a bonus.
Not to be confused with Glasses Tropes.
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