Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for 'Fantasy tropes and conventions': Trope (literature) Worldbuilding Cliché Revisionism (fictional) High fantasy J. R. R. Tolkien Plot device The Lord of the Rings Sword and sorcery Conan the Barbarian Dark One Harry Potter Lord Voldemort Sauron The Wheel of Time Thulsa Doom (Robert E. Howard) Demon Sword Gamebook Lone Wolf (gamebooks) Overlord (2007 video game) Protagonist Through the Looking-Glass Fantasy world Magician (fantasy) Magic item Magic ring Magic sword Quibble (plot device) Force (Star Wars) Romance (genre) Dragon Griffin Unicorn Dwarf Elf Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany Middle Ages in history The King of Elfland's Daughter The Well at the World's End William Morris Roleplaying Video game Pastoral Contemporary fantasy Urban fantasy Hyborian Age Humanoid Sentience Species Divinity