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 Romance and the Big Lie -- by Rick Ellrod
Sunday, 12 Sep at 18:41

In many stories, a romance is founded on a Big Lie. Resolving that discontinuity—bringing the relationship safely onto a firmer footing—tends to become the main issue of the storyline. And because at least some of the characters are mistaken about what’s going on, incongruities abound, and the natural home of such stories is romantic comedy.  [more...]
Response from Phileah129 16 Sep at 06:24
Great post! I usually hate romantic "Big Lie" plots for all the reasons you listed (mostly that t...  [read all 2 responses...]

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