Guys, stop letting 'strong' confuse you. It's just put there to differentiate from the normalcy of poorly written female characters. A female character who is physically strong can be 'weak' if that's her only defining trait.
It seems like everybody these days is trying to write “strong” female characters. Women are strong and should be perceived that way, but now writing a strong female character has become its own stereotype.
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Hannah Heath: Writing Strong Female Characters: What You're Doing Wrong ------ this except the example for is completely irrelevant and it annoys me that someone so grossly misread the entire point of that movie