Playing With / Boyish Short Hair

Basic Trope: Short hair on a girl indicates tomboyishness or an Action Girl
  • Straight: Alice has short hair and is a Tomboy.
  • Exaggerated: Alice is bald and is a Butch Lesbian!
  • Downplayed: Alice's hair is the shortest among other girls (but still quite long), and is a Tomboy.
  • Justified: Alice is in the army; the dress code mandates short hair.
  • Inverted:
  • Subverted: Alice has short hair, but does things like sewing and cooking fancy dinners.
  • Double Subverted: But sewing is Serious Business for the boys and men and the fanciness in cooking are in professional chefs' level.
  • Parodied: Alice's hair is accidentally cut short and instantly becomes a tomboyish Action Girl.
  • Zig Zagged: Tomboy Alice cuts her hair short and then lets it grow out long various times throughout the story.
  • Averted: Alice neither has short hair nor is a tomboy.
  • Enforced: Long-haired tomboy Alice decides to cut her hair short to fit her image better.
  • Lampshaded: ???
  • Invoked: Alice cuts her usually long hair short and instantly becomes a tomboyish Action Girl.
  • Exploited: Enemies avoid Alice because of her short hair, not wanting to get beaten up.
  • Defied: Alice cuts her usually long hair short, but she is careful not to become a tomboyish Action Girl.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

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