Challenging Domesticity and Discovering Self-Worth in “Toy Story 4”

Source: WBUR’s The ARTery (Courtesy Disney/Pixar)

“Who needs a kid’s room when you can have all this?” — Bo Peep, Toy Story 4

Watching Toy Story 4 in theaters was, as I anticipate for many others as well, a surreal experience. The challenge for Pixar to revive a franchise which began in 1995 for one more ride posed a seemingly insurmountable set of challenges. For a generation of parents, perhaps…