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Basic Trope: A character who is an easy target for bullies.

  • Straight: Kayla is an easy target for bullying from the Alpha Bitch.
  • Exaggerated: Kayla is bullied so much by almost everyone she comes across.
  • Downplayed: People tease Kayla occasionally, but it's not as horrible as being bullied.
  • Justified: Kayla is a jerkass and purposely provokes the bullies to get a reaction out of them.
  • Inverted: Kayla is "bully repellent": for whatever reason, no bullies pick on her.
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  • Subverted: ???
  • Double Subverted: ???
  • Parodied: The Alpha Bitch and her Jerk Jock boyfriend are Schedule Fanatics about how, where, and when they bully Kayla.
  • Zig-Zagged: Sometimes the alpha bitch bullies Kayla and sometimes she just leaves Kayla alone.
  • Averted: Nobody bullies Kayla because she doesn’t attract unwanted attention.
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded: "There's Kayla. Bullies always go after her for some reason."
  • Invoked: "There's Kayla. I'll go pick on her."
  • Exploited: Executives say that there's no easier or better way to present Kayla's misery in school than having her be the most (or maybe even the only) bullied kid at school.
  • Defied: Kayla avoids the bullies at all costs, possibly even Un-person-ing herself to that end.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???
  • Deconstructed:
  • Reconstructed:
    • Kayla realizes that although she did things that made her an easy target for bullies, she doesn't blame herself and takes measures to defend herself when people pick on her.
    • Doesn't matters how badass or plain bad Kayla tries to be, there will always be someone better than her and this guy will see her as a perfect target for bullying. If anything, Kayla's efforts just paint an increasingly bigger target on her.

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