Facebook Twitter Pinterest. At the same time, you are conflicted about what the fightback should look like. It takes a radical mind to pick up that being erased from the history of evil is not great either. Being able to stop people getting pregnant would be a cool superpower, but, in fact, her skills were: bullet-pinging with bracelets; lassoing; basic psychology; great strength and athleticism; and being half-god the result of unholy congress between Zeus and Hyppolyta. The whole Diana myth, women safeguarding the world from male violence not with nurture but with better violence, is a feminist act. Just trying to picture it leaves you marvelling at the geological slowness of social progress in this industry, which finds it so hard to create female characters of real mettle, even when they abound in real life. A female German chemist trying to destroy humans in the shape of Dr Poison, a proto-Mengele before Nazism existed might be the most feminist act of all.
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This is a patriarchal figment.
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Why Wonder Woman is a masterpiece of subversive feminism
Order by newest oldest recommendations. Loading comments… Trouble loading? T he chances are you will read a feminist takedown of Wonder Woman before you see the film. The whole Diana myth, women safeguarding the world from male violence not with nurture but with better violence, is a feminist act.