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Empowering “Hostage Girl”: Why We Need to Subvert Woman-As-Prize Tropes

I don't want to watch women struggle against their chains and be saved—or worse, killed off to cause the men in their stories pain. That's overdone and monotonous. I want to see them in the middle of the fight kicking ass right alongside or instead of the men. I want them to get their own "Hell yeah!" moments that have to do with things they've done rather than what their male counterparts have accomplished.
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