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"According to the Soska sisters, Mary represents the evolution of [Carol J.] Clover's theorised 'final girl' as she is both the film's heroic victim and its aggressor."
-- Karen Oughton


Source:
Oughton, Karen. "The Home, the Body and Otherness: Canadian Representations of Identity and Feminism in Mary Harron's American Psycho, Sarah Polley's Away from Her and the Soska Sisters' American Mary." In Celluloid Ceiling: Women Film Directors Breaking Through, edited by Gabrielle Kelly and Cheryl Robson. Twickenham, U.K.: Supernova Books, 2014. (p. 58)