Playing With / Slap-Slap-Kiss

Basic Trope: Two characters exchange physical blows before affection.
  • Straight: Alice and strikes Bob on the face, and then gives him a kiss.
  • Exaggerated: Destructo-Nookie.
  • Downplayed: Bob and Alice get involved in a polite debate before sharing a hug and a peck on the cheek.
  • Justified: Alice and Bob's frustration and attraction towards each other has reached a boiling point
  • Inverted: Kiss-Kiss-Slap
  • Subverted: Alice tries to kiss Bob after hitting him but Bob wants none of it.
  • Double Subverted: They continue to fight and then kiss.
  • Parodied: Alice and Bob get into a ridiculous Kung Fu Fight before going at it.
  • Zig Zagged: Alice and Bob constantly switch between affection and violence each other.
  • Averted:
    • Alice and Bob are never violent to each other.
    • Alice and Bob do not love each other and simply want to hurt each other.
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: After being slapped, Bob pushes Alice away before she can kiss him.
  • Discussed: "Weird, they were fighting just a second ago and now they are kissing.
  • Conversed: "It's one of those weird violent love scenes."
  • Deconstructed: Alice and Bob get married; the relationship is abusive, and one or both of them are miserable.
  • Reconstructed: Alice and Bob have mutually consensual, literal hatesex and enjoy it.
  • Implied: Bob has both a bruise and lipstick mark.


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