The character, Luke Skywalker, in the film, “Star Wars: A New Hope,” clearly represents the Medieval Hero characteristics. Luke is a good moral character, he follows the code of chivalry, and he does not have a royal birth. The first piece of evidence is Luke follows the codes of chivalry. For example, he serves the liege/lord, which is Princess Leia, in valour and faith. He courageous followed the orders of Princess Leia. For instance, Luke fought against the Empire and destroyed the Death Star. He also seeks to stop injustice. He follows the code in the movie when he joined the Rebels and fought against the Empire. In fact, the Empire was committing many cruel acts. Secondly, Luke portrays himself as a hero with a good moral character. He
Dynamic character who undergoes an important inner change, as a change in personality or attitude. The story, Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix, tells the interesting story of Luke Garner’s life when and how he became “free” from hiding as a third child. In the beginning of the story, Luke and his family sold their land to the government for the money. In towards middle of the story is when Luke spotted a third child in the sports family’s house and leaves home to go investigate only to find another third child like him named Jen. By the end of the story, Jen died fighting for her freedom and with the help of Jen’s father, Luke was able to get a fake id. These events have caused Luke to develop as a dynamic character. He was more
To give our fair readers an example of what I am talking about, The Force Awakens alone is set to generate over $5 billion in merchandise sales in its first year and much more to come, and with ridiculous items such as the $28,000 Star Wars themed watch. Needless to say it 's set to dominate the charts for years. There is a near unlimited amount of products that have been plying for your attention using the Star Wars name, such
Many people have heard of Star Wars, and The Odyssey, but have they ever thought about how the two are related? The Odyssey an epic poem written by Homer and the scientific movie Star Wars directed by George Lucas, have countless times when the two share things in common. In Star Wars the main character Luke Skywalker meets a mentor, two sidekicks, and comes from an unknown background. In The Odyssey the main character Odysseus meets his mentor, sidekick, and comes from an unknown background. These two items have many similarities and many different, but here are a few of the similarities.
According to Eric Lott (Love and Theft: The Racial Unconscious of Blackface Minstrels), blackface both in minstrel show and later in movies “spread misconceptions and stereotypes, and was used as a tool to define what constituted ‘blackness’”. One of the impact of The Birth of a Nation was the revival of the Ku Klux Klan. Those stereotypes were composed of a negative portrayal of African-Americans, represented as “idiotic, classless, child-like, unsophisticated, ignorant, violent, sexually aggressive, depraved and morally bankrupt characters” (The impact of negative stereotypes and representations of African-American in the media and African-American incarceration, by Tamara Thérèse Johson) and archetypes popular in the days of slavery and of the minstrel show became even more popular with the new medium of cinema that spread those visions to a larger audience (beginning right in the early 1900's).
Donald Trump once said, “sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.” Atticus Finch fights a battle against Maycomb County and although he knows that he will not win he brings Maycomb a step closer to justice. In To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee utilizes characters, setting, and conflicts in order to illustrate Aunt Alexandra’s acceptance of Scout, Francis ‘ prejudice, and Atticus’ urge for equality.
We live in a society today where judging others is a regular, everyday activity. Many people may blame a significant amount of this issue on the excessive amount of technology we have access too, but this problem has been around for much longer. In the book, To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, it shows the ugliness that can come from judging others, but it also teaches two young children, Scout and Jem, to listen to others, so that you can have the opportunity to learn from them. Throughout the story many characters were able to demonstrate this lesson for the kids, but three that were true examples of it were Tom Robinson, Atticus Finch and Boo Radley. With only aiming to stand up for what they believe in and not worrying what everyone
In The myth of Cronus,Cronus wanted all of the power and did not want to be overthrown by his kids.So Then , he wanted to make sure by deciding to eat them.Lastly, Metis gave Cronus a potion so he can vomit them up.Both the myth of Cronus and The Lightning Thief share a similar theme of Struggle for power.
We have all lived in the world of fairy tales and imagination but have we ever really focused on what intrigues us about these stories? The hero’s sacrifices and the villain’s decisive plots intrigue us the most in stories but these characteristics are what makes a character known for as a hero, villain and this is known as archetypes. This analyzation revolves around, The Princess Bride and archetypes that some of its character’s qualify of. According to my analysis, Westley portrays the hero, Prince Humperdinck portrays the villain/shadow and Dread Pirate Roberts portrays the Threshold Guardian.
“For me, the most important thing that I have to accomplish is to be a good father. That’s the most difficult challenge of my life.” What makes a fine father? What is required in order to become wise at parenting? The ideal parent looks after his or her children. They promote good morals and values to their children. They help them lead and shape their future. The novel, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, shows us how a compassionate father acts and influences his children. Atticus Finch is a person of high respect and high values. He cares for his children, wants them to stand up for what is right, and teaches them crucial ethics.
Gilgamesh and Luke Skywalker are a lot alike, but also very different. When they faced their adventures they did not want to do it. Both have some very special abilities. But they have very different personalities.so they are different, but also the same
Which came first, the chicken or the egg? This question has been hotly debated for centuries with no hardline conclusion. The question “do films shape culture, or does culture shape films?” has the same cyclical, unanswerable nature. Films cannot change culture without in some way reflecting it, and films cannot reflect culture without in some way affecting it. Film is inextricably intertwined in today’s culture, both as a means and as an outcome. Through movies’ ability to stay grounded in some truths, yet also push social boundaries, it is clear that films shape culture, and culture shapes film, making more important now than ever that filmmakers are aware of what they are putting out and the implications they will have.
The film American History X is a film about crime fueled by racism. The crime was committed by a man named Derek Vinyard, a white supremacist. He murdered two black gang members after they attempted to steal his truck. If we look closely at the case of Derek Vinyard, we can see that the crime he committed weren’t just a spur-of-the moment thought of killing someone. His actions were rooted deep into his past, wherein his experiences have shaped him into the person that he was today. Certain aspects of his past have influenced his actions, including his environment, the companions that he keep, his experiences, and a lot more.
What is religion? Religion is a way of life founded upon the apprehension of sacredness in existence. In order for something to be considered a religion it must have all eight characteristics of religion incorporated in it. The eight characteristics, there must be are; myths or having a sacred text, having a community or house of worship, rituals must be practiced, ethics are involved, material expressions, worldview or beliefs that everyone in the religion believes, sacredness, and emotional expressions.
With recent pop culture trends, people are becoming more and more involved in the media that surrounds them. From movies, television shows, books, games, fan fiction, apparel and toys, it is becoming apparent that people are immersing themselves within these many types of media. This is particularly evident in the world wide sensation known as Star Wars. After the success of the first film Star Wars – now known as Episode IV: A New Hope - (George Lucas, 1977), the franchise has grown into a global phenomenon, stretching across generations and countries. This essay will deconstruct how this franchise has effectively used ‘Media Convergence’ and ‘Transmedia Storytelling’ to its advantage to become one of the most beloved, but also profitable,