Have you ever known anybody whose entire personality appears to revolve around one big trope? Does it bother you?
Tropes, if you’re not familiar, are defined on tvtropes itself as being “devices and conventions that a writer can reasonably rely on as being present in the audience members’ minds and expectations.”
So have you ever known anybody whose personality is just a big trope? The brooding poet, the airheaded cheerleader, the cynical genius…? Does it bother you?