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Why do strong women suffer in Game of Thrones?
There’s no disputing that Daenerys Targaryen, Sansa and Arya Stark, and Cersei Lannister are all forces to be reckoned with. They’re women with power and they know how to wield it. However, despite their political successes, personally and emotionally, the women of Westeros lead very oppressed lives.
Why do finished films deviate so much from the concept art?
While many films, particularly those with fanciful settings, are visually spectacular, sometimes, when concept art is released, I personally find that the rejected concepts are much more spectacular than the final product. What are some deciding factors for what makes it to the final film and what remains an illustration?
Why Gomez and Morticia Addams are Relationship Goals
Romeo and Juliet, the Joker and Harley Quinn, Lizzie and Mr. Darcy…there have been many couples throughout pop culture that audiences have loved to watch fall in love. While every relationship is different, I think that Gomez and Morticia epitomize what a healthy relationship is like. They don’t try to change the other, and embrace their weirdness. They are deeply devoted to each other and their family. They’re not only not ashamed of who they are and what they have, but they’re proud of it.
Being a Woman in
No matter what, being a woman in the dystopian Republic of Gilead is awful. Whether you’re a handmaid forced into surrogate slavery, or a Wife who is not even allowed to read/write, all women are oppressed. regardless of their rank. However, no matter what their lot in life, the women of Gilead, in their own ways, do show resilience.