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This category is for stock characters archetypes based on a common literary or social stereotype. Stock characters rely heavily on cultural types or names for their personality, manner of speech, and other characteristics. In their most general form, stock characters are related to literary archetypes, but they are often more narrowly defined. Stock characters are a key component of genre fiction, providing relationships and interactions that people familiar with the genre will recognize immediately.
For more information, see Stock character.
This category has the following 22 subcategories, out of 22 total.
- ► Fairy tale stock characters (14 C, 33 P)
- ► Leprechaun (2 C, 4 P)
- ► Fictional outlaws (6 C, 62 P)
- ► Stock characters by theatrical genre (3 C)
- ► Warriors (15 C, 9 P)
Pages in category "Stock characters"
The following 147 pages are in this category, out of 147 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
- Sacrificial lamb
- Science hero
- Shoulder angel
- Shrew (stock character)
- Simpleton (stock character)
- Space Nazis
- Space pirate
- Spear carrier
- Speedster (fiction)
- Spoiled child
- Straight man (stock character)
- Strong female character
- Swamp monster