Question of the Day

Suggested by Shaker Danikajaye: What book/movie/show did you read/see and love as a young child but only really come to understand when you saw it again as an adult?

So many...but the first one that came to mind is Working Girl. I was 14 when it first came out, and I liked it, a lot, and was also made really uncomfortable by it, for reasons I couldn't then articulate. It wasn't until I was an adult woman, and had been worked in Corporate America myself for awhile, that I really appreciated and understood all the nuances of that film.

It was later still before I could deconstruct the ways in which it dismantled some anti-feminist and classist tropes while upholding others. (Ahem.)

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