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The Appeal of Thelma & Louise

I object mostly to the ending when the pair drive over a cliff rather than return to society and face jail time. Many have claimed this ending shows that there’s no place in real life for rogue women; except Thelma and Louise aren’t acting like women. The pair is acting like they think the men would act, all the way to driving off into the sunset. Continue reading

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Power Structures

How does the female protagonist solve problems without this speechifying element so often present in adventure stories, such as the talk between Josey Wales and Ten Bears near the end of that movie? Continue reading

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