Following Sunday’s “The Final of the Starks” episode Chastain on Monday criticized the level to for the use of the rape and torture that Sophie Turner’s persona, Sansa Stark, endured for the length of the series as the causes for her energy.
At some level of “GoT”‘s slump, the Sansa persona has long past by several transformations, from the princess of Winterfell asking to be wed to Prince Joffrey, to the strategic ruler of her family’s condominium.
In the fourth episode of the eighth and supreme season of the David Benioff and D.B. Weiss govt produced level to, Sansa reunited at a victory feast with the Hound (Sandor Clegane), the warrior who in fast stable her when she modified into trapped in King’s Touchdown with the imperfect Lannisters.
The Hound remarked that as soon as he first met Sansa, she couldn’t explore at him, and he had since heard she modified into “broken in rough” by Littlefinger and Ramsay Bolton. After marrying Sansa, Ramsay (Iwan Rheon) raped her extra than one situations in Season 5, which on the time resulted in criticism of the level to’s use of rape as a story tool.
“You’ve modified, tiny bird,” the Hound acknowledged to Sansa in “The Final of The Starks.”
“Without Littlefinger and Ramsay and the leisure, I would’ve stayed quite bird all my existence,” she spoke back.
There has been criticism that the lack of female writers and directors on “GoT” resulted in the unsatisfying depiction of Sansa as a survivor of sexual assault.
In the intervening time, DuVernay modified into dismayed that within the same episode, the handiest lady of coloration, Missandei (Nathalie Emmanuel) had been killed off within the 1/3 to last “GoT” episode’s closing minutes.
HBO didn’t reply to Prick-off date’s inquire for observation on the criticisms.