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That assumes there's boilerplate in a model, a controller or a view. Why is there boiler plate there? There shouldn't be. Writing a modern MVC app is simple. Writing an Angular app actually forces you to write Angular code, not MVC code. Same with React. Etc.
This doesn’t matter if design patterns are taken into account and code is modular
It used to be the case that network speed was an issue and loading partial pages was much quicker than loading whole pages. This is generally no longer the case
Frameworks don’t tend to abstract complexity away, libraries do. More often than not the framework is built on a library and that library isn’t necessarily the one in use by the developer and it leads to bloated code messes.