Playing With: Tomboy and Girly Girl
: Two girls act as foils
for one another, one being rather boyish while the other is more feminine.
- Straight: Alice likes pink, wears makeup fairly often, and listens to pop music. Casey plays baseball, wears jeans that are often grass-stained and doesn't go through the trouble to put on makeup, and likes rock music.
- Alice is a Lipstick Lesbian, Casey is a Butch Lesbian, and they're a couple.
- Alternatively, Alice only can be described (in terms of tropes) using Always Female tropes and Casey only employs Always Male tropes.
- Alice is a pink-wearing princess whose interests include ballet, cooking, gardening, poetry, naginatajutsu, and dress up. Casey is a Testosterone Poisoning Brawn Hilda or Amazonian Beauty whose interests include fighting, hunting, video games, and meat.
- Alice and Casey are both very active and tomboyish, yet Casey into more aggressive sports, such as American football, while Alice is into more feminine sports, such as gymnastics.
- Occasionally, Light Feminine and Dark Feminine
- Casey is a Tomboy with a Girly Streak, while Alice is a girly girl with some masculine traits/interests.
- Justified: People naturally have different tastes, and while the two are different, Alice and Casey share a few interests together.
- Inverted: Sensitive Guy and Manly Man
- Subverted: Alice is One of the Boys, but her friend turns out to be a rather effeminate male.
- Double-Subverted: ...Who then becomes a Gender Bender, and regarding the First Law of Gender-Bending, stays that way.
- Zig Zagged: Alice and Casey switch roles as to who is the "tomboy" and who is the "Girly Girl" at any given time, depending on the day/episode.
- Alice is the only person in the story. She is neither particularly boyish, nor is she at all "girly".
- The cast has no girls.
- Alice and Casey are both your typical girly girl.
- Enforced: The creator wanted to appeal to a wide range of interest, so the show has girls with different tastes.
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