'''Basic Trope''': A character is heroic but unpleasant.
* '''Straight''': Amazing Girl routinely saves the people of Trope City from the actions of Emperor Evulz. However, she doesn't like interacting with people.
* '''Exaggerated''':
** Amazing Girl seems like an example of IncorruptiblePurePureness; however, it's revealed she hates being around people.
** Amazing Girl is a DesignatedHero and a JerkassSue who is constantly abusive to people and highly abrasive but has done a few good deeds and doesn't consider herself a bad person.
** Amazing Girl principles and ideals are solid as steel and unambiguously good, but the way she enforces them is so vicious and brutal that even the most {{blood|Knight}}-thirsty of her allies is scared of her.
* '''Downplayed''':
** Amazing Girl saves the day on regular basis. But when someone ask her autograph, she rudely says she doesn't do that.
** Amazing Girl appears to be nice, but not ''too'' nice. "Too nice", because there are certain things that will get into her bad side.
** Amazing Girl isn't rude or cruel, but is far too serious to be nice.
** Amazing Girl may be rude and condescending for a hero, but [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold shows her soft interior every now and then]].
** GoodIsNotSoft
* '''Justified''':
** Amazing Girl doesn't view politeness or civility as part of her job description.
** Amazing Girl can save lives or sign autographs and opts for the first.
** Amazing Girl is only a superheroine because she feels that [[ComesGreatResponsibility she's obligated to use her powers for good.]] She doesn't enjoy it at all, and [[IJustWantToBeNormal wishes she had a normal life]], but it's not like she can see a burning building and just ignore the people trapped inside it.
** Amazing Girl is the [[DrillSergeantNasty team disciplinarian]]. Being nice is all very well for TheCaptain. But someone has to do [[CaptainSmoothAndSergeantRough her job]].
** Amazing Girl has spent years developing and learning how to use her powers and has no idea how to socialize. She doesn't mean to seem rude. That is just how she is.
** Amazing Girl used to be a villain, and she still has a bad habit of [[ReformedButNotTamed retaining some, if not all, of her villainous qualities]].
** Amazing Girl is avoiding to become an ExtremeDoormat which will cause people [[TakingAdvantageOfGenerosity to take her for granted]].
** Amazing Girl is a ChaoticGood RebelliousSpirit who values stuff like human life, justice, and freedom; but sees manners as just another cultural bordery and having no real value.
** Amazing Girl has a strong moral fiber; but is [[HairTriggerTemper irritable]], [[KnightInSourArmor cynical, and jaded]].
** Amazing Girl lives by [[BlueAndOrangeMorality moral values that are different from others]].
** Amazing Girl is surrounded by those who have little to no moral standards and she only expresses her indignation to get them to change their ways.
** Amazing Girl sees herself as morally superior and looks down on other people who aren't as moral as she is. [[JerkassHasAPoint And just because she's a jerk]] [[RightlySelfRighteous doesn't mean she's wrong.]]
** Amazing Girl had an [[AbusiveParents abusive relationship with her parents when she was a child]] and her meanness are the after-effects.
* '''Inverted''':
** AffablyEvil (that is, "nice is not good")
** FauxAffablyEvil, where the villain is a bigger {{Jerkass}} while acting nice.
* '''Subverted''':
** Amazing Girl seems like she'll be the type of person to be heroic yet antisocial. However, after stopping Evulz's plans, she sticks around to sign autographs and chat with people, and arrange counselling for Emperor Evulz's wife, children, and the minions who [[DracoInLeatherPants loved him]].
** Amazing Girl was a case of this trope but she realized that her personality issues were causing a lot of problems in her life. After all, just because she hasn't really done a FaceHeelTurn doesn't mean that what she is doing is okay, so she tries to stop her personality problems before things get worse.
* '''Double Subverted''': That was a one-time thing. Most of the time, she's as antisocial as they come.
* '''Parodied''':
** It becomes clear that Amazing Girl is only acting this way to cultivate a "brooding loner" image.
** Amazing Girl: I have done a good deed once! Therefore I can abuse people as much as I want!
** Amazing Girl is a hero because she bullies around a [[HarmlessVillain helpless]] Dracone, who is, [[DesignatedVillain by definition]], a villain.
** Amazing Girl lives in a CrapsaccharineWorld where being nice, polite, friendly, and merciful is [[FelonyMisdemeanor heinous]], and being rude, angry, condescending, and violent is honorable.
* '''Zig Zagged''':
** Her attitude is dependent on her mood. If she's having a good day, she'll stop and chat with you as if you were old friends. If she's in a bad mood, she'll be antisocial.
** Sometimes, Good Is Not Nice, but sometimes Good Is Nice.
* '''Averted''': Good is nice.
* '''Enforced''':
** "Alright, we need this new hero to have a flaw. Let's make her a real jerk!"
** The author wanted to make point about morality, being CruelToBeKind and ToughLove, & how being good doesn't entail being nice and vice-versa.
** "I'm tired of nice, soft-hearted heroes. Let's prove that nice heroes finish last and mean heroes get the job done!"
** The author wants to make a foil for the AffablyEvil Emperor Evulz.
* '''Lampshaded''':
** "Just because I'm the good person doesn't mean I'm a nice one."
** "Amazing Girl isn't a nice person." "But she's still a good person."
* '''Invoked''':
** Amazing Girl, when starting out, is nice to people and that puts them in harm's way. So...
** After seeing how annoying a super hero's popularity is, she wears a [[JerkassFacade jerkass fašade]] to avoid the unwanted attention.
** Amazing Girl's mentor gives her a test to see whether or not she is qualified in being good by placing a ToBeLawfulOrGood dilemma; Will she spare an innocent who has caused destruction to society or will she send them to prison in order to save the world.
* '''Exploited''': A villain tries to show how mean Amazing Girl can be, to make her into a HeroWithBadPublicity.
* '''Defied''':
** "You know what? I don't care if I have to save them. They're still my friends."
** Well at least Amazing Girl is not a CompleteMonster... So what? She is still not a good person!
* '''Discussed''': "That Amazing Girl is such a great hero. Do you think she's a jerk? It happens all the time in comics."
* '''Conversed''':
** "Why's the Amazing Girl so mean in this comic?"
** "Man! With her attitude, it's a wonder the people she saved didn't just move town after putting up with her."
* '''Deconstructed''':
** Amazing Girl's lack of desire to be around people eventually comes to a head and she decides to stop saving people - she's done with the gig.
** Amazing Girl's negative attributes seem to be a lot more apparent than her good ones up to a point where the idea of her being good is really losing any sense of credibility.
** Others are driven away from Amazing Girl and hoped that she won't save them ever again due to her rudeness as a hero. In short: Amazing Girl is now an [[HeroWithBadPublicity outcast of society]], [[NiceJobBreakingItHero all because of her behavior]].
** Meta-example: Amazing Girl automatically becomes UnintentionallyUnsympathetic.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** She eventually gets over it and starts rescuing people again.
** She's not really asocial/anti-social so much as very mean to [[AssholeVictim people who]] [[KickTheSonOfABitch deserve it]].
** The story tries really hard to justify Amazing Girl's more negative aspects.
** The story does understand that Amazing Girl's more negative attributes are not exactly justified but does plead that it would be immoral to ignore her more heroic aspects as well.
* '''Played For Laughs''': Alice is an UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist.
* '''Played For Drama''': Claire has been a big fan of Amazing Girl since she was younger, but when she [[WartsAndAll realizes how rude and abusive she behaves towards her]], she [[StartOfDarkness becomes Amazing Girl's]] ArchEnemy.
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