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English 124- superheroes

UNIT 4: Heroes reflect and meet mythic needs of our society


How do superheroes reflect the ideals important to our society today?  For this investigation, select ONE film, TV show, or comic book based on a superhero.  In your paper, demonstrate how the superhero(s) in the text reflect and illustrate the values that are important to American society today.   To be more specific, using Superheroes Decoded: American Legends and our discussion of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse as a model, construct your own essay in which you create a clear thesis statement that shows your understanding of how a superhero in a film, TV show, or comic book demonstrates the importance of a specific American cultural value or belief in today’s society.