When the protagonist searches for a specific object/ person of importance or value.
When the protagonist goes on an unusual or exciting experience.
When the protagonist chases another character that doesn’t want to be found.
When the protagonist saves another character or group of people from danger.
When the protagonist gets away from captors or any form of imprisonment.
A major change in the characters personality (not their emotions) inside change.
A thorough or dramatic change in form or appearance of a character outside change.
When a character that grows up and takes responsibility.
Love between characters which is not accepted because of cultural, social, religious, or economic reasons.
A deep connection between characters which does not need to be romantic love.
When one character uncovers something unknown such as a new power, ability; a new world or family secret.
When one character gives up for something of value to help another.
When a character becomes obsessed or addicted to material wealth, power, pleasure, or beauty that causes great distress.
When a character, at the beginning of the story, holds a low status but by the end of the story achieves some great accomplishment or high social status.
When a character hits the bottom or a much lower social status from which they began with.
A character having a desire to do something (usually wrong or unwise) because it may satisfy a great need or desire.
When the protagonist wants to get back at the antagonist for a past wrong.
Revolves around a confusing character, event, or fact that is very difficult to explain (a mystery).
A character who is at a disadvantage with little hope of success but comes out on top.
Competition between characters that have a long history of distrust.