Once more, this feminine detail emphasizes the delicacy of the maiden, as well as her hidden strength.
The legend is set evidently to a time before the arrival of the white colonizers. Nothing happens.
The Oneida version of this legend offers a memorable and very beautiful example of a true heroine: the young maiden, named Aliquipiso saves the Oneidas from their rival tribe, the Mingos, through unsurpassed courage and self-sacrifice.
This middle part of the film shows off the gentle, funny chemistry between Pine and Gadot. Women thus played an active part in society, as influential leaders.
This combination between purity and strength demonstrates that one of the most important characteristics of the Oneida culture is the belief that physical or mere heroic strength is not the greatest virtue.
Her greatest challenge is holding to her purpose—to bring peace to humankind—even after discovering the horrid truth about us. The fact that it is a woman who saves the whole people from perishing in the hands of the enemy tribe is very significant.
Wolfgang is living fictional proof that chivalry is not dead and it is a very admirable trait in a person. From rivals to reluctant friends, Mulan and Wolfgang begin to share secrets.
The legend has a great significance for the history and the culture of the Iroquois and of the Oneida people especially. When Mulan receives word of danger back home, she must make the ultimate choice.