5 Important Conversations to Have With Your Kids After Watching Wonder Woman
Families can talk about everything from women’s roles in comics and superhero films to the importance of compassion and empathy.
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By Betsy Bozdech, Common Sense Media
The highest-profile comic book adaptation to date featuring a female superhero, Wonder Woman is an engaging, entertaining, empowering, and surprisingly diverse superhero story with strong messages about teamwork, courage, and compassion. It also has lots of action violence and romance — all of which means this Common Sense Seal-honored adventure offers plenty for families to talk about. Try these discussion questions to get started:
Talk about women’s roles in comics and superhero films. What makes Diana a role model in Wonder Woman? How does her intelligence shine throughout the movie? What about the rest of the Amazons? What did you think about the fact that many of them are thin, conventionally beautiful, and wearing brief/tight-fitting outfits?
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