Heros Journey In Star Wars And Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

Mythology can be very complicated but at the same time fascinating. Author Joseph Campbell, studied myths and made a claim that almost all myth have the same ideas. Also so that heroes adventures are nearly identical in their shape. The hero’s Journey is different stages of adventure that can be found in movies, myths, and religious rituals. George Lucas’s science fiction film Star Wars and Aldous Huxley novel Brave New World clearly displays hero’s journey. In the film and novel, Luke Skywalker and John the Savage is the heroes that go through this journey. The first stage of adventure in the hero’s journey is the ordinary world.
In this first stage, typically, it is the start of the story before all of the adventure comes. The audience becomes introduces to the hero’s normal life. In the movie Star Wars, it starts out with a lot of action. The viewers do not get to meet Luke Skywalker at first; they are given information about the galactic war and the universe. They then see that Luke is a farm boy from the desert planet Tatooine. He really wants to venture out and experience an adventurer, but his uncle Owen Lars wants him to stay and help the farm. In a Brave New World the main character,
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“The adventure is its own reward – but it’s necessarily dangerous, having both negative and positive possibilities, all of them beyond control” (Campbell 197). In Brave New World, John dose not get a reward. He ends his journey by choosing to take his own life. In the movie, Luke endures his last part of his journey. His reward is that he joins the rebel fleet as a pilot, which was his dream to do. Also he evokes a quality of “his character that he hadn’t known he possessed”(Campbell 159). At this part of the journey it is called the road back. The hero begins his journey back to his ordinary world. Luke begins this stage, but he does not go back to Tatooine instead he joins the rebel

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