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What are the best plot twists for fictitious books?

  1. Trohnjem profile image56
    Trohnjemposted 7 years ago

    What are the best plot twists for fictitious books?

    I need a list (from any amount of people) of major, even cliche, plot twists for novels. Like... the prince ditching the princess for the pauper, that sort of thing. Everything you can think of!!!

  2. Tusitala Tom profile image65
    Tusitala Tomposted 7 years ago

    I am told that there was an Ancient Greek Playwright ( I don't think it was Sophocles) who studied story and came to the conclusion the there are only seven basic plots.   Every story contains one - or more - of these seven plots.   See if you can Google the guy.   Maybe put in Seven Basic Plots, or somesuch.
    Once you have these, you can simply vary the settings, characters, etc.

    Hope it has helped.

  3. Daniel J. Neumann profile image59
    Daniel J. Neumannposted 7 years ago

    When the protagonist turns out to be the antagonist…

    Or when the bad guy turns out to be the good guy…

    I hope this helps smile

  4. VictorS. profile image56
    VictorS.posted 7 years ago

    A protagonist's realization that everything that occured was in their head or was only a dream.

    The writer herself or himself intruding at the end of the novel to inform you that you are reading a novel.

    The story actually took place on an altered Earth, you just didn't know it until the end.