'''Basic Trope''': A trope (a common convention that you can expect to show up in certain works).
* '''Straight''': The trope, played out normally.
* '''Exaggerated''': The trope, taken UpToEleven.
* '''Downplayed''': The trope, played to a smaller extent than normal.
* '''Justified''': The trope has a logical InUniverse explanation.
* '''Inverted''': The trope happens the other way around.
* '''Gender Inverted''': A gender-specific trope is used on the opposite gender.
* '''Subverted''': The trope is expected to be Played Straight, but isn't.
* '''Double Subverted''': ...until shortly thereafter, when it suddenly is.
* '''Parodied''': The trope is mocked, spoofed, or played straight to ridiculous levels for specific humour value.
* '''Zig Zagged''': The trope is Played With several times over, [[MindScrew Mind Screwed]], or simply "played with".
* '''Averted''': The trope is not used, implied, or mentioned at all, and there may or may not be a situation where it would be possible.
* '''Enforced''': Something in RealLife that causes ExecutiveMeddling and/or the authors to use the trope.
* '''Lampshaded''': A GenreSavvy character points out that the trope will be used and/or the ridiculousness of the trope being used in the current situation.
* '''Invoked''': A GenreSavvy character sets up a situation where the trope can occur.
* '''Exploited''': A GenreSavvy character takes advantage of a trope, or the fact that the trope will occur, possibly -- but not necessarily -- Invoking it in the process.
* '''Defied''': A GenreSavvy character tries to prevent a trope from happening.
* '''Discussed''': GenreSavvy characters talk about the trope in a situation where it is likely to happen (but it doesn't).
* '''Conversed''': GenreSavvy characters talk about the trope in a ShowWithinAShow.
* '''Implied''': The trope isn't shown, but the audience is indirectly led to believe that it happened off-screen.
* '''Deconstructed''': The trope is played in such a way to show various logical and moral problems with the trope as normally played.
* '''Reconstructed''': The trope is played straight, but with the problems brought up by the Deconstruction dealt with or addressed.
* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': The normally unintentional trope is used quite intentionally.
* '''Played For Laughs''': The trope is played in a comedic way (but is not necessarily Parodied).
* '''Played For Drama''': The trope is played in a melodramatic or serious way.
* '''Untwisted''': A Subversion is ''expected'', but the trope is Played Straight instead.
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