"I don’t believe in wasting words on things I don’t like. So why have I spent so much time and so many words on Frozen...? ...Every minority group that has ever had to struggle for equal treatment is fighting against good enough, because to ever acknowledge that we have reached good enough is to give the people with influence our permission to stop trying and go home. I bring this up because I see the same thing going on in Disney’s Frozen... Frozen creates the clever illusion of its own progressiveness by subtly degrading what came before it to make itself look more enlightened by comparison. In doing so, it not only treads upon a rich history of compelling heroines in much better films; it manages to get away with being good enough...I don’t want Frozen to be good enough. I’ve spent more than enough words explaining why I think it spits in the face of what we should be thinking of as feminism... I want to see better. And the more effusive praise we heap on a movie that shouldn’t even be good enough, the less likely it is that better will ever happen."Feminist Fiction - Why Frozen Isn’t “False Feminism”: "As the article is structured around a list of imagined arguments why Frozen is feminist, followed by takedowns explaining why it’s not, I’ll structure this in the same way. I’m present the article’s arguments of why Frozen isn’t feminist, and then argue why that’s wrong."
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