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  • Separation And Initiation Stages Of Luke Skywalker Hero's Journey

    adventure begins when Luke and his uncle Owen buy two droids, C-3PO and R2-D2. R2-D2 carries Princess Leia’s plea for help. While cleaning R2-D2, Luke plays a hologram of the Princess’ calling for help “Help me Obi Wan Kenobi, you’re my only hope” (Lucas 1977). Old Ben Kenobi is a name Luke has heard that name before. When he asked his uncle Owen, he refused to talk about the Old Ben Kenobi saying he was dead. He doesn’t want Luke to go to this journey, to leave them and never come back. Luke hasn’t realized, but he has been called to an adventure, his hero’s journey. Luke with the help of C-3PO goes to the dessert to find R2-D2 who kept babbling about his mission and disappeared. When they find him, Luke encounters sand people and is attacked. Obi Wan Kenobi saves him and asks Luke to come with him to Alderan. This is where the adventure begins. Luke has been drawn to this quest, to his hero’s journey to become a man, save the princess, and the entire galaxy. Every hero needs Supernatural Aid. Luke’s supernatural aid it’s Obi Wan Kenobi. Joseph Campbell in his Monomyth explains what it means to be a Supernatural aid, “Once the hero has committed to the quest, consciously or unconsciously, his or her guide and magical helper appears, or becomes known” (“The 17 Stages Chart”). Luke unconsciously has committed to his quest when he saw the hologram of princess Leia asking for help and went to go find R2-D2. That is when his Supernatural aid appears to save him and help…

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  • Summary: Boston Dynamic's Bigdog

    tech remained nothing but that: hopes and dreams. However, recently, things have begun to change—reality has started to catch up with fantasy. And as technology advances, we get closer and closer to the imagined world of STAR WARS. One aspect of the STAR WARS universe in particular which is coming to fruition in the real world is robot technology. There are robots in almost every field of human endeavor now: manufacturing, food service, the military, medicine, personal convenience,…

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  • Luke Skywalker: The Hero's Journey

    After many near death experiences, saving the Princess, and creating a better life for others, Luke Skywalker is definitely a hero. Luke is a teenager who lived with his aunt and uncle. He would work for his uncle as a farmer. He heard of Princess Leia when he met R2-D2 and C3PO. R2D2 projected a hologram of Princess Leia asking Obi-wan-kenobi for help. Luke wanted Princess Leia, but she was captured by Darth Vader, so he went on an adventure to save her. However, this is where the refusal…

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  • A New Hope Hero's Journey

    his voyage, which shadows the 12 stages of the hero’s journey by joseph Campbell. The first stage, called the ordinary world, states that “it is where the hero exists before the present story begins”, according to the 12 stages of the hero’s journey. During this stage we learn some details about Luke, like his essence and character. We also find out he lived with his aunt and uncle, moister farmers who lived in the planet Tatooine, which was never mentioned in the movie and originally called…

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  • Universal Robots Character Analysis

    more extravagant and more intricate every single day. It is clearly seen in the context of books and movies, but it also seen in the development and growth of technology. Technology not only shows humanity’s creativity, but has completely engrossed today’s society because most everything in the twentieth and twenty-first century involves robotics. Most people see technology as a service to them, but creators have recently found a new side to it. They have found a way to make technology,…

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  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

    In “Star Wars episode IV: A New Hope,” viewers are introduced to Luke Skywalker, the son of Anakin Skywalker in his home planet, Tatooine. He lives there with his uncle and his aunt. In the Call to Adventure, Luke and his uncle buy two droids named R2-D2 and C-3P0. It is revealed that R2-D2 has a secret message embedded in him from a very beautiful woman, who Luke has never seen before. She states in the message that she needs Obi-Wan Kenobi's help and Luke delivers the message to him. She tells…

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  • Philosophical Themes In Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

    movie, they must first develop an understanding of the plot. The movie starts with Princess Leia, crossing paths with an Imperial Star Destroyer. The Imperials take over the ship after a firefight forces Leia’s people to surrender as Darth Vader boards the ship looking for documents regarding the Death Star. Throughout the confusion, Princess Leia hides the documents into the memory of R2-D2, while also sending a plea for help. Leia is taken prisoner; however, R2-D2 is able to flee with…

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  • Star Wars Film Analysis

    upon there arrival they meet with the rebels and give them the plans to the Death Star and assemble a fleet to destroy it. Luke decides to join the fleet and him and R2 fly into battle but not before saying goodbye to Han Solo who is leaving after getting paid. The fleet fly into battle and are quickly confronted by the Imperial fighters and the fleet is quickly depleting. Luke and 2 other ships manage to get close to the weak spot of the space station and all are destroyed by Darth Vader, until…

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  • Film Summary Of Stars Wars: A New Hope

    In the movie Stars Wars: A New Hope (episode 4), it begins in an ordinary world when Luke, first appears in the movie. Luke is living in a moisture farming area in a dessert in a far galaxy. As it gets further throughout the movie, a R2-D2 come through Luke’s path, and warns him that he must go on an adventure to safe Princess Leia. But Luke is not really happy, and he refuses to go save her at first. He says that it is too far from where he stays, and he has duties to accomplish, so there is no…

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  • Star Wars Movie Essay

    The classic Star Wars movies have been around for forty years now. You can enter the Star Wars universe through the LEGO Star Wars building sets. With the X-Wing Fighter set, you can battle the Galactic Empire and help destroy the massive death star. Do this along with the other Rebel alliance pilots. This X-Wing set takes place on the planet Hoth, during episode five of the installment. It was released in 2006 with the classic Lego Star Wars line. The x-wing offers many opportunities for…

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