The Importance Of Archetypes In Star Wars

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When someone mentions archetypal literary devices, an epic American space opera comes to mind, right? No? Well, I’m here to illustrate the importance of Archetypes in the story from a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away. This is an in-depth analysis of three of the many archetypes found in Star Wars: “the mentor”, “the magic weapon” , and “the hunting group of companions”. The first archetype we will be going over is the hunting group of companions, an archetype clearly conveyed in the film with Han, Leia, Luke, and the rest of the rebels. Although they were brought together through very different circumstances, the rebels all had each other’s backs. They had to face serious peril in order to stop the empire, but overcame their challenges
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