Essay about Labyrinth : The Goblin King

924 Words Nov 9th, 2015 4 Pages
“I ask for so little. Just fear me, love me, do as I say and I will be your slave” (Labyrinth). Labyrinth is a movie about a teenage girl that does not want to babysit her baby brother and wishes him to be gone. When the Goblin King takes him, he gives her thirteen hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her brother. If she doesn’t save her brother in the thirteen hours he will stay with the Goblin King forever. While she is in the labyrinth she meets friends that help her solve the labyrinth. The Goblin King likes Sarah he only wants to make her happy by completing her wish. The Labyrinth shows how not to be selfish, to appreciate friendship, and the lengths people go for love.
When Sara wishes to get rid of her baby brother that was a selfish act. Sarah does not appreciate anything the Goblin King has done for her. In the movie, the Goblin King says, “Everything I 've done, I 've done for you. I move the stars for no one” (Labyrinth). In his own way he truly just wanted Sara to be happy and to get rid of what troubled her. Sara never stopped to think how much he had done for her. In the movie, Labyrinth, The Goblin King says, “Everything! Everything that you wanted I have done. You asked that the child be taken. I took him. You cowered before me, I was frightening. I have reordered time. I have turned the world upside down, and I have done it all for you! I am exhausted from living up to your expectations. Isn 't that generous?” The Goblin King was not the best at…

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