Star Wars Episode Iv A New Hope Odysseus Comparison

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An epic hero is someone who is brave, noble and will fight for a certain goal. An epic hero must be able to risk his life for others and is humble. In Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope by George Lucas, there is a kid named Luke Skywalker who helps Princess Leia destroy the deathstar. In the story of Homerś The Odyssey, it is about a man named Odysseus, who is punished a long journey home. Odysseus is trying to get his family back and get rid of all his wife's suitors. Luke Skywalker from Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope by George Lucas is a better epic hero than Odysseus from The Homerś The Odyssey, because Luke is more willing to risk his life for others and he is more humble than Odysseus. Luke is more willing to risk his life for others than Odysseus. When Luke, R2D2, C3P0 are attacked by Tusken Raiders, was hurt by one of the Tusken Raider. C3P0 then tells Luke “ You go on, Master Luke. There’s no sense in you risking yourself on my account. I’m done for”. This shows Luke is willing to risk his life for others. Luke shows this type of behaviour throughout the movie, not only to C3P0. Odysseus does not show this…show more content…
When Like, his uncle Owen, and Aunt Beru were talking about Obi Wan Kanobi, they mention about Ben Kanobi. Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru both say Ben Kanobi is a crazy old man, but Luke does not believe them. Even if Luke knew Ben was crazy, Luke still approach Ben. Odysseus does not show humility towards others. When Odysseus and his men were escaping the Cyclopes, the Cyclopes tells Odysseus that he is willing to forgive Odysseus. Odysseus then tells the Cyclopes “If I could take your life I would and take your time away, and hurl you down to hell!”. This type of behaviour does not show humility. By doing this, Odysseus also risks the lives of this men. Luke is better than Odysseus since he is more humble. Luke’s humility saves the lives of his friends, while Odysseus puts the lives of his men into
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