'''Basic Trope''': Character becomes more of a {{jerk|ass}} over time.
* '''Straight''': [[KnightInSourArmor Alice]] starts out as an AloofAlly, but she still clearly respects her TrueCompanions. However, over time, she turns into an {{Insufferable|Genius}} {{Jerkass}}.
* '''Exaggerated''':
** Alice starts out as a ShrinkingViolet with a touch of cynicism wearing JadeColoredGlasses. Near the end, she went JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope.
** FaceHeelTurn.
* '''Downplayed''':
** Alice goes from a NiceGirl to a slightly irritable {{jerk|ass}}.
** Alice has always been a jerkass, but becomes more of a jerk than she usually is.
* '''Justified''':
** Alice's life has been falling apart and she's just stressed.
** Alice's friends are [[SurroundedByIdiots so much like idiots]] that [[EnragedByIdiocy this becomes too much for her to handle]].
** Alice [[TookALevelInCynicism no longer trusts anybody]] after so many weeks of betrayal.
* '''Inverted''': TookALevelInKindness.
* '''Subverted''': Alice suddenly acts like a total {{Jerkass}}, but in reality it's a [[JerkassFacade defense mechanism]] because she's stressed out.
* '''Double Subverted''': ...but then [[BecomingTheMask flips around and becomes a total douchebag]].
* '''Parodied''': Everyone refers to Alice being unusually nice while she's [[KickTheDog running around kicking hobos in the face]] ForTheEvulz. They keep on acting like she's being nice even when she sets a guy on fire for no reason.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Depending on her mood, she's either a {{jerk|ass}} or kind.
* '''Averted''': Alice's characterization remains about the same. While she's still snarky, any time she goes too far such as [[TooSoon making a crack about]] Bob's DoomedHometown, she apologizes.
* '''Enforced''':
** The creator of the series wants the fans to focus more on other characters, so they make Alice just unlikable.
** The creator notices that the fans hate Alice for her nice personality, so they decide to change her character into a {{Jerkass}}.
* '''Lampshaded''': Someone notes that Alice wasn't always this much of a {{jerk|ass}}.
* '''Invoked''': JerkassBall.
* '''Exploited''': The BigBad knows Alice is TheChosenOne and wants to make sure she stays a jerk so no one will support her on her journey.
* '''Defied''': Even though Alice has some stress in her life, she makes sure not to take her anger out on anyone.
* '''Discussed''': "Man, Alice's really turned into something else."
* '''Conversed''': "Remember when Alice was a NiceGirl? No, neither do I."
* '''Deconstructed''':
** Alice has been through [[AFateWorseThanDeath things worse than death]] while fighting [[EldritchAbomination things that should not exist]]. This transition is showing how she is falling apart and may end up [[FaceHeelTurn switching sides]].
** Alice became such a {{Jerkass}}, her friends and family no longer want anything to do with her.
* '''Reconstructed''': Alice's friends help her get through these traumatizing experiences, letting her know that [[YouAreNotAlone she isn't alone]]. This helps Alice pull herself back together.
Back to TookALevelInJerkass.
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