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List of clichés
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List of clichés

A cliché is anything that is overused, often to the point of being rendered meaningless.

Table of contents
1 Cliché expressions and their meanings
2 Clichés in literature
3 Clichés in film and cartoons
4 Clichés on the Internet
5 Clichés in television
6 Clichés in theater
7 Related topics
8 External links

Cliché expressions and their meanings

Clichés in literature

This phrase is also used as the title of collections of entries from the annual Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest of prospective opening lines for bad novels. This sentence was also the opening line of Madeleine L'Engle's classic children's fantasy novel, A Wrinkle in Time (1960).

Clichés in film and cartoons

Clichés on the Internet

Clichés in television

... as well as other TV stereotypes, can be found on these particular websites: Not surprisingly, many of them are carry-overs from film, and not surprisingly, they are most employed in sitcoms and animated series. Shows like The Simpsons have been known to break cliche quite often.

Clichés in theater

Related topics

External links