Labyrinth: Themes In The Movie: The Goblin King
“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. …show more content…
The Goblin King for his love of Sara does all he can to make her wish to come true. In the movie, Labyrinth, the Goblin King says to Sara, “How you turn my world, you precious thing.” He adores her, but she finds him revolting. The people in the movie are motivated by love. Sara is motivated by the love she has for her brother, the Goblin King is motivated by the love he has for Sara, and Sara’s friends are motivated by the love they have for her. The Goblin King’s love is not a regular love and he wants to win Sara over with tricks. For example, when he makes Sara think she is at a fancy ball and dances with him. He makes her think that she has a sort of an attraction to him. He tries to make Sara forget as to why she is in the Labyrinth as if being at the ball is where she belongs. Another example is when he makes her think she is back in her room and everything is alright. In reality, she is in a dumpster that is inside the Labyrinth. The Goblin King plays a lot of tricks on Sara to make her loose time and not be able to save her brother in time. This is the way he shows his love for