Thank you for your time!  You are a superheroine and/or superhero in your own way.  Have a good day.

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* 1. Are you familiar with Marvel Comics and/or Marvel Television and films?

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* 2. Do the Marvel COMICS accurately portray the female body?

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* 3. Do the Marvel TELEVISION SHOWS and FILMS accurately portray the female body?

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* 4. Do the Marvel COMICS accurately portray the male body?

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* 5. Do the Marvel TELEVISION SHOWS and FILMS accurately portray the male body?

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* 6. Do the ways in which you identify (in gender, sexuality, age, ethnicity, ability, socioeconomic class/background, religion/spiritual beliefs, etc) affect your perceptions of the characters in either and/or both the Marvel Comics and Marvel Television and films?

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* 7. Do the ways in which you identify (in gender, sexuality, age, ethnicity, ability, socioeconomic class/background, religion/spiritual beliefs, etc) affect why you have a particular favorite character/story arc in the Marvel Universe?

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* 8. Why, how, and in what ways do the characters portrayed in the Marvel Comics and/or Television and films have an impact on your self-esteem?

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* 9. Does Marvel account/not account for a particular identity (such as sexuality, age, ethnicity, ability, socioeconomic class/background, etc.) in their portrayal of everyday men and women?  If so, in what way(s)?

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* 10. Is it possible to accurately represent a twenty-first century woman in popular culture entertainment?  If possible, please, list an example of a female character from a superheroine/superhero narrative (or another narrative/story, if you so desire).  If it is not possible, why?  What would an accurate representation look like?

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