Some women attack and harm men who abuse them. Social norms, law,
and films all participate in framing these occurrences, guiding
us in understanding and judging them. How do social, legal, and
cinematic conventions and mechanisms combine to lead us to
condemn these women or exonerate them? What is it, exactly, that
they teach us to find such women guilty or innocent of, and how
do they do so?
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