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Adaptation Displacement

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This is a concept I heard about years ago and have never forgotten. It’s kind of fascinating. TV Tropes defines adaptation displacement as: Adaptation displacement is the phenomenon by which a derivative work¬†becomes successful enough to overshadow the original work completely. Not to be confused with the “Weird Al” effect: When a work is displaced by a parody, this is …