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The film is seeped in 17th-century ideals about women and their place within a family. As such, Thomasin, a teenage girl on the verge of womanhood, is persecuted by her parents and suspected at every turn when an unseen witch seen briefly by the audience begins to wreak havoc on the family. Here is where the film takes an unexpected turn to generate, forgive the Rolling Stones pun, sympathy for the Devil.
Shattering the conventional narrative, Thomasin agrees and joins a covenant of witches in the woods. The film ends with the women dancing in wild ecstasy in the woods and floating off into the night sky. When Thomasin levitates off the ground with her newfound coven, she is freeing herself from the patriarchal bonds that kept her grounded to the Earth. Thomasin agrees to become a monster, but she makes a choice with which the audience can sympathize.
In fact, they become fully realized characters.
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Perhaps that is where they reach their most effective ability to scare. The greatest monsters in human history were, before all else, human beings. When people forget this fact it becomes easier to ignore inhumanity and evil because it seems like an impossibility. Nov 5, Messages: I'm Welsh - and proud!
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