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Basic Trope: An underage girl who is unusually sexually precocious.

  • Straight: 13-year-old Alice dresses as provocatively as she can get away with and openly tries to seduce her teacher, Mr. Bob.
  • Exaggerated: 7-year-old Alice mainly dresses in fetish gear as she uses drugs and blackmail to turn her Uncle into her sex slave.
  • Downplayed: 15-year-old Alice likes short skirts, and she flutters her eyelashes at her teacher if she wants him to cancel her detention or not assign homework, but her intentions beyond that are as innocent as any teenager's could be.
  • Justified:
    • In this setting (for some reason), girls are expected to begin sexual experimentation young and take the lead in making advances.
    • Alice is a budding (literal) succubus.
    • Alice is an Attention Whore due to uncaring parents and thinks flirting with older men will make people notice her.
  • Inverted: Teacher Mrs. Robinson dresses as provocatively as she can get away with and tries to seduce her 14-year-old student, Bob.
  • Gender Inverted: 14-year-old Bob walks around shirtless to seduce his teacher Mrs. Robinson.
  • Subverted:
    • Alice is totally innocent in her unintentional flirtation and would be shocked if Mr. Bob responded to the apparent advances.
    • Alice really has no idea what she's doing, and is just acting that way to a man she has a crush on, not knowing the real gravity of her words.
    • Alice only looks like a child, while in reality being well into adolescence/adulthood or even Really 700 Years Old.
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  • Double Subverted: …however the shock is pleasant as she is genuinely interested despite not actively seeking such attention.
  • Parodied: Mr. Bob's entire homeroom is filled with examples of every sexual fantasy schoolgirl archetype imaginable, and they all are very clear about wanting him.
  • Zig Zagged: Alice appears to be a normal teen, but is actually a flirtatious girl at her core. This is because of sexual abuse as a child, which she had mistaken for love and affection. She has learned that it's wrong, though she does not care because she does find it fun.
  • Averted: Alice finds her teacher attractive but would never even think of participating in any romantic, let alone sexual, relationship.
  • Enforced:
    "Having a teacher chase a 14-year-old would get us in trouble."
    "Why not have the 14-year-old chase him?"
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  • Lampshaded: "Alice, aren't you cold?"
  • Invoked: "Mr. Bob, would you mind giving me… private… biology lessons after school?"
  • Exploited: Mr. Bob takes advantage of her because she's attracted to him, even though he's an adult and should know better.
  • Defied:
    • "What do you think I am, some sort of skank?!?"
    • "Alice, go home and change into something appropriate (kids these days, ugh)."
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: "Hasn't anyone thought to call a guidance councilor on that kid?"
  • Deconstructed:
    • Alice has a Dark and Troubled Past: she's been sexually abused for years, and cannot get her mind around the idea of seeking approval from adults in a non-sexual manner. If Mr. Bob does cave, he is wracked with guilt, assuming he is not a sexual predator in his own right.
    • Mr. Bob is disgusted by being flirted with by an underage girl and does his best to distance himself from her. Alice, who is emotionally unstable and seeking approval in the wrong ways, has an extreme blow to her already fragile self esteem and seeks comfort in the arms of an older man who doesn't mind, leading to a sexually abusive relationship.
  • Reconstructed:
  • Played For Laughs:
    • Alice shows up to school while wearing only skimpy lingerie, flashes her teacher, and no one notices or acknowledges her behavior at all to her frustration. When she gives up and actually dresses appropriately, the teachers call her out on dressing "scandalously". This is despite the fact that she's wearing the exact same thing as everyone else.
    • Mr. Bob cranks the air conditioning whenever Alice dresses inappropriately.
    • When Alice asks Mr. Bob for some "private" lessons, he accepts. And when she comes, he forces her to study.
  • Played For Drama: Alice's behavior is shown to be a coping method after being abused. She's currently on the verge of suicide out of a confused desire for love. Mr. Bob must tread carefully for her sake to avoid it ending in disaster or scandal.

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