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    Wonder Woman Superhero

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    something larger than yourself. For this reason, I believe Wonder Woman is a great example of a superhero that is classified as contemporary mythology. Aside from Superman and Batman, no other comic-book character has lasted as long as Wonder Woman, who happens to be the most popular female comic-book superhero of all time. Like every other superhero, Wonder Woman has a secret identity, but unlike every other superhero, she also has a secret history. She is a character with great hardships in juggling her many roles as queen of the Amazons, Justice League Member, and God of War. The character is a founding member of the Justice League, demigoddess, and warrior princess of the Amazonian people. In her homeland, she is Princess Diana of Themyscira, and outside of her homeland, she is known by her civilian identity Diana Prince. Wonder Woman was sculpted…

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    She is by far the most popular female hero to ever exist. While Wonder Woman has had a presence in Hollywood for much longer than any other heroine, it was only very recently that she made her way onto the big screen. Her only appearance so far was in Batman v Superman, where she played a minor role. Unfortunately, her character was used mostly as a plot device in order to further the storyline and help give Batman information that he needed. When she did appear, it also included a flirtatious…

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    Eyes” and her Hero, “Bill”, Over There ' and Charles Moulton’s Wonder Woman comics, both series consistently remind the reader that the protagonists, Golden Eyes and Wonder Woman, are still women underneath everything that they do. They are still beautiful women with feminine characteristics and they are never once mistaken or considered as a man. It is never implied that they are strong because they take on the image of a man, but rather, they are strong because they have chosen to stand up and…

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    his destiny and a female superhero as defying expectations? Gloria Steinem, an American feminist and activist, discusses in her essay, “Wonder Woman,” that the introduction of a female superhero in media brought about an empowerment in women in a time when she was needed the most. Wonder Woman was a heroine in the making, but not without facing and overcoming objectification and limitations instituted by governing bodies or individuals. Similarly, Julie D. O’Reilly, an Associate Professor of…

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    Feminism In Wonder Woman

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    The movie Wonder Woman by Patty Jenkins takes on the beloved superhero we all know and love. Wonder Woman is about the backstory of how this superhero came to be. The film depicts issues from the early 1900’s, those including women’s rights, war, and race. Wonder Woman was able to break that stereotype of women in the 1900’s and set a new ground for feminism in the twenty first century, although there were some historical inaccuracies. Women in the 1900’s were expected to stay at home and see…

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    Wonder Woman Analysis

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    realized the opportunity she was being handed, both as an actor and as a feminist.”(Morris). The role of D.C.’s latest superhero, Wonder Woman, practically saved the industry. After the release of the movie, Gal Gadot became instantly famous and her name peaked a widespread interest from people, since she wasn't commonly known. Alex Morris, the author of Rolling Stone’s cover story, set to release, on September 1, 2017 “Gal Gadot on Becoming Wonder Woman, the Biggest Action Hero of the Year”,…

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    Wonder Woman

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    In the article, “Theater responds to backlash of women-only screening of ‘Wonder Woman’” Michael Rothman describes the controversy caused by a women-only screening of the new Wonder Woman film. Many men found this one time screening to be offensive and discriminatory. Many responses to the facebook post announcing the event were filled with hate, while others just shared their general disapproval. Overall, some people were very happy about the screening while others (mainly men) found it…

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    “Wonder Woman” by Gloria Steinem is an essay about comic books having power in everyday life. Comics book tend to only be about super-heroes that save the day—but those super-heroes are men. Wonder Woman is the first female super-hero to be published continually since comic books began. Steinem mentions that Wonder Woman is a gateway for young girls to believe that they do not need to rely on men to save them—but they themselves can save the day. “Comic books have power because they are not…

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    Gal Gadot has certainly proven that she can go toe-to-toe with men -- in real life and in her "Wonder Woman" movie. So why is she the only one of four people honored -- three are men -- on GQ's 2017 People of the Year covers who has to expose her skin? A Newsweek contributor asks this question in a new report on sexism in Hollywood (and everywhere). The headline by Mary Kaye Schilling, "Only Gal Gadot Has to Show Skin on GQ's People of the Year Covers" explores how, despite the Israeli actress'…

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    Media and its effect on humanity The essay wonder woman by Gloria Steinem, she about a comic book character created by Charles Moulton. A woman named Diana Prince lived at a place called Paradise Island, and it was consisted of nothing but women, amazon women at that. Wonder woman was the very She was an independent and instead of using violence all the time she took another route to fight crime Steinem says in paragraph nine she “was a amazon super-hero who never killed her enemies. Instead she…

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