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In the scheme of major motion pictures today theres an attempt to portray women as strong people yet in every role there are instances of docility so that the male characters have often had the upper hand In more modern times the downfall of women has always been men as opposed to biblical and Greco-Roman stories where the opposite was true Women are always made out to be these weak beings that are either controlled by their emotions or use their sexuality to get what they want or need Men on the other hand have used their intelligence to get them out of sticky situationsIn the movie Norma Rae the title character played by Sally Field a woman led a strike at the plant she worked at Fields character got the people of the factory to unite she negotiated strongly with those more intelligent than she but in the end she ended up in a relationship with the reporter from out of town She was an amazingly strong woman when she was involved with strike related issues but whenever she was with the reporter she acted the part of the meek woman Even in lead roles women who are made out to be strong characters who appear to be more intelligent and powerful than their male counterparts use their sexuality to gain the upper hand In the movie The Thomas Crown Affair the more recent remake Renee Russos character ended up using the emotional and sexual relationship that had developed between she and Pierce Brosnan Thomas Crown to get him to return the painting he had stolen instead of her intelligence as we were made to think she was going to use In An Ideal Husband a play by Oscar Wilde recently made into a film both the Mable Chilton Minnie Driver and Mrs Cheveley Julianne Moore characters used their sexuality and emotional holds over men to get what they wanted Drivers character a
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