Trope vs Stereotype

Analyze the tangible, yet thin, line between a Trope and a Stereotype. There seems to be a lot of reviewers in media who cannot tell the difference and I find it odd that people have yet to distinct the two, especially as it relates to modern TV shows in a post-Shonda Rhymes era of television. This can expand beyond television and maybe inspect how it fringes upon film and literature as well.

  • Do you have an idea as to which specific type of media you will be discussing this subject on? You've mentioned television, maybe you could cover cinema as well. – Ryan Errington 7 years ago

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