Star Wars Hero's Journey

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Reflection: Star Wars – Hero’s Journey Star Wars, one of the most famous films to this day, was written and directed by George Lucas. Star Wars a film that follows the story of Luke Skywalker, a young man from the planet of Tatooine living with his aunt and uncle. But, his life is forever changed when his uncle decides to buy a pair of seemingly normal droids, R2D2 and C3po. Skywalker shortly comes to find that stored inside of R2-D2 is a message from Princess Leia, who is being held hostage by the Galactic Empire, asking for help from Obi-Wan Kenobi. So Luke Skywalker, along with Obi-Wan Kenobi, Han Solo, Chewy, R2D2 and C3po embark on a mission to rescue the beautiful Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader. Now I am going to…show more content…
Here Luke’s eyes are opened as he continues to learn more about the force from Obi-Wan Kenobi. Finding Allies and Conquering Enemies – As the story progresses, Luke add more allies to his team including Han Solo and Chewbacca. He also encounters many enemies including the Stormtroopers, who attempt to stop him multiple times, and Darth Vader who is out to kill him. Tests and Challenges – Luke faces many test and challenges throughout his journey. Luke faces tests such as learning how to use the force and challenging himself to get better at fighting with his lightsaber with the guidance of Obi-Wan Kenobi. Approaching the “Innermost Cave” – Luke and his friends don't make it to Alderaan, Princess Leia’s home planet. They instead discover that the planet has been destroyed by the Empire and replaced by the Death Star. This causes Luke to fear the Dark Side and the obstacles they will have to overcome as they enter enemy territory. Seizing the Sword – Luke is put to the ultimate test when he finds Princess Leia and has to help her and the rest of his team escape the Death Star before it is too

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