Plot-device sentence example

plot-device
  • People having fits of apoplexy was a very common plot device in classic literature. Today, it’s more commonly known as a stroke, which just doesn’t sound as romantic.
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  • Thanks to the Who Shot J.R.? mystery that concluded the 1981 spring season of Dallas and launched the 1981 fall season, the cliffhanger quickly became a plot device in many primetime television shows and was not limited to the genre.
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  • Mature Sci-Fi now can treat other sentient races not as sole plot device but as additional characters.
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  • Soon there wasn't a supernatural stone left unturned, as Dark Shadows became a compendium of every myth, legend and plot device.
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