Ant-Man And The Wasp (3)
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culture, many of the sexist struggles she has faced would now be counter-productive – sociologically speaking.

Unlike society in the 1960s, it is no longer controversial to depict a woman character overcoming trauma and succeeding in spite of it. This is a story trope that makes up the vast majority of storylines in film and television, featuring women, in fact. There is nothing ground-breaking or vital about that anymore – women having to survive physical and emotional violence is seen literally everywhere. What is unusual is the sight of women leading their own stories, and being their own heroes, because they are motivated by something other than having experienced pain at the hands of men.

In Ant-Man And The Wasp, Hope van Dyne is motivated by the desire to rescue her mother from the Quan...

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