Luke, a young boy from the planet Tatooine, first receives his call to adventure when two droids, named C-3PO and R2-D2, deliver a message from Princess Leia, who had been captured by the evil Empire, saying, “Help me Obi Wan Kenobi. You 're my only hope” (Star Wars). This message intrigues Luke and he decides to seek out Obi Wan Kenobi. On his way though, he runs into trouble and is saved by an old man. After realizing that his savior was Obi Wan, Luke let him watch Leia’s message.
2. What are the Hero archetypes that are evident in Cinder through the Hero’s Journey in “The Lunar Chronicles”? 3. How can the Hero archetypes depict Cinder’s own female empowerment? 1.5 Significance of the Study The study is conducted in order to identify and have a better understanding towards the stages of the Hero’s Journey when it is applied to the female protagonist, Cinder.
The common trait that defines these individuals as hero archetypes is that they all undergo a quest at some point in the story, which involves a separation, transformation, and return. Throughout the novel, we see characters like this always present; without them, prosperity and greatness would never be achievable due to pernicious forces like William Hamleigh or Bishop Waleran reigning down on the innocent. The theme that hero archetypes are always necessary in order for society to function properly, is constantly developed in The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett, and can be demonstrated through the actions of both Jack and Richard. Throughout the novel, Jack Jackson continuously performs actions that improve society. The heroic actions performed by Jack commence at a very young age.
The Hero’s Journey is a cyclical journey commonly used in literature. Joseph Campbell was the first to realize this pattern is frequently used in stories, movies, and fairytales. The cycle contains twelve significant milestones that occur as a hero explores an unknown special world. This cycle resembles a clock in a few ways. The twelve hours represent the twelve stages.
In this essay analysis I will be looking at the Japanese influence on the Star Wars saga, looking at the similarities between certain films mostly made by Akira Kurosawa and a few others. I will also look at the cultural and social aspects of the time leading up to, and after the creation of Star Wars as well as the cultural and social impacts of the Star Wars saga. I personally find this topic very interesting due to some of the stark similarities between some of Akira Kurosawa’s work and George Lucas's Star Wars and I hope to show them in this report. In 1910 Japan Arika’s father Isamu, a school teacher decided to start taking his son to see American Westerns like John Ford films instead of Japanese films. Isamu was open to western
Six Months Later absolutely shows the character archetypes of the sidekick, the hero, and the villain. The first archetype this book gives a perfect example of is the sidekick. Maggie, Chloe's best friend demonstrates the sidekick archetype greatly. The two friends go way back and have been the “dynamic duo” since grade school. The first example is on page 4, on this page Chole got in trouble and of course Maggie was looking out for her.
The “Star Wars” movies, by George Lucas, show a heroic journey through a group of main characters, as they fight for the light side against the dark side. Siddhartha, by Hermann Hesse, shows a journey of a buddhist, who leaves his home in search of enlightenment and becoming one with what surrounds him. The Star Wars movies contains a more entertaining plot than Siddhartha because it fosters more creative thinking/imagination, unlike a book, which exhausts imagination. Movies also consume less time, leaving the viewer feel good about spending their time watching a movie. Lastly, the saga is very tied in with the Western culture’s idea of a heroic journey and this idea is spread around the world making a lot of people used to experiencing it.
He is speaking pointedly of his exploits during the civil war. The second and final part of the story occurs in the veteran’s barn. The barn catches ablaze and the farm animals are stuck inside. The veteran saves the animals but in the process perishes from the collapse of the farm. Despite the
VI. Contingency Theories of Leadership Within the movie, some of the characters show qualities of leadership that can change depending on the situation and the environment. Especially notable, the whole aspect of Inception is its emphasis on the dream world in the environment of one’s subconscious. A theory that is expressed throughout the situations in the movie is the Path-Goal theory. This theory is described to possess a leader who helps their followers by removing obstacles for them and giving them the best route to opportunity.
The story telling phenomenon of the hero’s journey can be found in almost every culture. Even in today’s literature poets, authors and philosophers rely on the Hero’s journey to guide them through the creative process. The twelve steps of the hero’s journey can be found in the thrilling story of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K Rowling. By examining these twelve steps found in Harry Potter we are able to see how the Hero’s journey manifest itself in twenty first century literature. The very first step in the hero’s journey just might be the most crucial when it comes to the reader to being able to connect to the hero.