We are family? If the Avengers had a theme song, it certainly wouldn't be that disco classic from Sister Sledge. In their defense, it's hard to maintain harmony in a group as diverse, powerful, and strong-headed as theirs. Still, their struggles to show the love likely mirror some of our own, less superheroic experiences. And what they learn in Age of Ultron about being a team and sticking together also applies to our own lives—cape or no cape.
Questions About The Family
In what ways do the Avengers treat each other like family members?
Can the Avengers ever be as close as a true family? Why or why not?
How does the visit to Hawkeye's family inspire the Avengers as a team?
In what ways do the Maximoffs' family values make them heroic?
Chew on This
Stop trying to make it all lovey-dovey. The metaphor of a family does not neatly apply to a team of superheroes like the Avengers.
Hawkeye's family provides him a real-world perspective that makes him the most grounded—and envied—member of the team.