Star Wars: The Last Jedi (4)
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This is because it is a male trait to seek absolute power and unquestioning obedience, while it is the female perspective to seek balance and equality. Kylo Ren struck down his mentor with violence at the first opportunity, and took his place - while, in contrast, Vice Admiral Holdo assumed command of the Resistance while Leia was healing, and gave it back to her once she recovered.
The glaring imperfection in the feminism of Star Wars: The Last Jedi is in Rey’s unshakeable belief in the idea that Kylo Ren should have a shot at redemption. In The Force Awakens, she witnessed him murder Han Solo – his own father – and on Ahch-To, she learns that he killed all the young Jedi in Luke’s temple. She also knows all about the ot...
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