How the Marvel Cinematic Universe Depicts Trauma | The Mary Sue

Posted: June 28, 2016 in Storytelling
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The Marvel Cinematic Universe might not be the first place you look when thinking about franchises that deal with trauma and traumatized response. But what makes the MCU interesting is that it actually showcases three different types of traumatic response, and the way the protagonists deal with their trauma allows us as the audience to relate, respond, and react to their very different situations (and sometimes, the decisions they make as a result of their traumas make them harder to root for, rather than more sympathetic.)

Source: How the Marvel Cinematic Universe Depicts Trauma | The Mary Sue

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