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X2: X-Men United Film Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 29 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of X2.
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Motifs

Mutants Affect the Family

One appropriate conclusion to draw from the film is that being a mutant has a dramatic affect on one's family. In the world of the X-Men, it seems that most young mutants are alone. Realizing this plight, Professor X has taken it upon himself to develop a place of refuge for them.

The most moving plot line exploring the effects of a mutant on the family is when Bobby must "come out" to his parents, disclosing that he is a mutant. His brother becomes openly hostile, while his mother asks if he has ever tried not being a mutant (in essence, not being himself, or who he really is). It is not difficult to imagine a similar scene taking place in living rooms across the country, with any teenager finally saying to his or her parent, "I have to tell you something...

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