Why My Superhero Syllabus No Longer Includes “Wonder Woman”

I just couldn’t bring myself to watch it again

Amanda Kay Oaks
Jun 26 · 4 min read
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How we define “hero” says a lot about what we value as a society. Who gets to be a hero, what they look like, act like, hold up as true and important, matters.

Or at least, I think so. Which is why I teach an introduction to writing course around the theme of…