Darth Vader, An Informative Essay: Villain

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Beth DeGlopper Professor Jim Hayes English 101 October 18, 2015 Villain The number one villain of my childhood! The badass masked in a cyborg respirator from the dark side with legendary breathing habits. A man who possessed so much power for only being a little boy from Tatooine. Though he made a choice to be what he was and what he always will be, Darth Vader. Before he became known as Darth Vader and the dark sith lord, he was known as Anakin Skywalker. A young slave to Watto (A Toydarian junk dealer/hoodlum/gangster) on the planet Tatooine. After a very lucky encounter with a Jedi named Qui-Gon Jinn and Padme Amidala (Queen of Naboo), Anakin was noticed of having great potential. Qui-Gon Jinn helped gain his freedom from slavery by winning a pod race. From there he was trained in the ways of the Jedi. Jedis are heroes that cast aside their own feelings to protect the republic and innocent. However, Anakin’s feelings became extremely overwhelming for him to cast aside and he began to turn into the villain we know him better as, Darth Vader. We can be certain that Darth Vader is the villain in the Star Wars series by the way he misuses his power and mistreats the innocent. Two things that went completely against what he was taught as a Jedi…show more content…
Fear even comes into the eyes of everyone of Darth Vader’s pawns on the Executor (Darth Vader’s Head ship). One specific example of this is in ‘Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope’, the backtalk of one of his commanders was unacceptable to Vader so he used the force to choke and almost kill him. We see in several other cases where Darth Vader does actually kill his followers because they don’t succeed in following his directions. Through these occurrences one can safely presume that Darth Vader’s power is mainly obtained by fear. Darth Vader, however,is compelled by hate rather than fear. This hate fuels his aggression and all his
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