deus ex machina definition

  • noun:
    • In Greek and Roman crisis, a god lowered by phase equipment to solve a plot or extricate the protagonist from a difficult scenario.
    • An unexpected, artificial, or improbable personality, device, or event introduced unexpectedly in a work of fiction or drama to solve a situation or untangle a plot.
    • an individual or event that delivers an abrupt and unexpected solution to a difficulty.
    • Any resolution to a story that does not pay due reference to the story's internal reasoning and that is so not likely so it challenges suspension of disbelief, and presumably permits the writer, manager, or designer to end the storyline in how that she or he desired
    • A contrived treatment for an issue, depending on a realtor outside on scenario.
    • any active representative whom seems unexpectedly to fix an insoluble trouble

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