Darth Vader Essays

  • Darth Vader: A Tragic Hero

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    (Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back). This is one of if not the most iconic scene in the Star Wars movie franchise. At the time when episodes four, five, and six were the only Star Wars movies out, nobody knew that Darth Vader was Luke Skywalker’s father. Darth Vader was originally Anakin Skywalker. Anakin Skywalker is considered to be one of the most controversial characters because of how he was originally a Jedi who was supposed to bring balance to the force, but turned to the dark side

  • Star Wars And The Odyssey Comparison Essay

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    trying to save planets from the Deathstar. The Deathstar is the evil force headed by Darth Vader. CP3PO and R2D2 escape from the Deathstar and land on the planet where Luke is and the three team up and go out and explore. They meet Obi-Wan Kenobi, leader of “The Force” which was extinct, Obi-Wan becomes Luke's mentor and helps him save Princess Leia and become a Jedi, sadly Obi-Wan meets his old enemy Darth Vader and is

  • Darth Vader, An Informative Essay: Villain

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    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

  • Beowulf And Star Wars: Poem Analysis

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    main archetypes found in Star Wars that were left out of Beowulf: the temptress and the shadow. The temptress archetype is present in a character who tries to offer the hero something he/she desires in hopes to cause him/her to abandon his/her quest. Darth Sidious portrays this archetype because he attempted, in vain, to bring Luke Skywalker to join him on the dark side. This archetype was most likely absent from Beowulf because usually the temptress is portrayed by a female character who tries to seduce

  • How Does Star Wars Follow Joseph Campbell's Pattern Of Myth

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    Luke and his droids are safeguarded by Obi-Wan Kenobi or, as Luke know him, Ben Kenobi. Obi-Wan take Luke to his home. Luke gets his dad 's light saber, as Obi-Wan review his own fellowship with Luke 's dad. Luke is informed that a Jedi named Darth Vader sold out and killed his dad. Subsequent to finding Princess Leia 's message conveyed by R2-D2, Obi-Wan endeavors to influence Luke to go with him to Alderaan. Luke declines to go until he finds that his close relative and uncle were fiercely killed

  • Darh Vader Loyalty To The Dark Side

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    Darth Vader was part of both the good side and the dark side, which led to many tough times for him.. His good side consisted of how he felt for his family. But, his bad side consisted of how he wanted to destroy the good side. Darth Vader was really emotional about his family because he had lost his wife when they had their kids. Also, both of his kids were captured at one point, and he did not want them to die. If they were to die on him, he would have been all alone. Since he had struggles with

  • Argumentative Essay About Star Wars

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    A group of Storm Troopers, the army created by the Empire, forces itself into the starship and takes over the ship and the crew. Darth Vader enters the scene, trying to figure out if the ship had any information he wanted. Princess Leia is able to get away from the situation, and takes the documents that Darth Vader is searching for with. Although unable to get away, she is able to send out a plea for help in droid R2-D2, who escapes with his other droid friend, C3PO. They

  • Star Wars Analysis

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    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

  • Star Wars A New Hope Comparison

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    ` In May of 1977, Star Wars: A New Hope was released with overwhelmingly positive reviews and marking a new era in cinema. The writer and director of the film, George Lucas, decided to expand upon the Star Wars universe in 1999 by making Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, with a story that took place before the original film’s story. This movie was made with advanced equipment and cutting-edge CGI (for 1999), nonetheless, the movie was panned by critics and enraged an entire generation of moviegoers

  • Revenge Of The Sith

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    where Palpatine attempts to seduce Anakin to the dark side. Anakin then begins to see that he could alter the natural order of things and commences to thinking selfishly which is the code of the Sith. Palpatine tells the tale of his former master Darth Plagueis by elaborating to the claims that he could save those from death. This coincides with Anakin’s thoughts and begins to sway him more and more towards the dark side of the

  • Utilitarianism In Rogue One

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    Hope is one of the main themes in the Star Wars saga. In Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the audience is presented with nuanced characters who feel hopeful for peace and order in the galaxy, but also have contentious moral codes on their journey to achieve peace. One of the most significant character arcs in Rogue One is exemplified by Cassian Andor. His actions within the Rebellion are steeped in the hope that they will be victorious and defeat the Empire, but in doing so he has had to do things that

  • Star Wars A New Hope Science Fiction Analysis

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    being a farmer on a backwater planet, he has a destiny which he realizes throughout the movie. In an article by Marc Snetiker, he talks about his own experiences with the film growing up. He says, “I needed Luke to win. Even more so, I needed Darth Vader to lose. Without realizing it, I learned more about ‘the good guys’ and ‘the bad guy’ – and which one I wanted to be – than any storybook or Sunday school lesson could teach” (Snetiker). He is not the only one that felt this way. For many people

  • Star Wars Movie Gender Analysis

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    greets a new group of up-and-coming actors and actresses, as well as a new conflict. The Dark Side is back in the form of The First Order, and Kylo Ren, son of Han Solo and Leia Organa, has plans of being greater and more evil than his grandfather, Darth Vader. Against him are The Resistance, led by his mother, General Leia, and newcomers Rey, an independent young woman with nothing to lose; Finn, a former Stormtrooper who rebelled against The First Order; and Poe Dameron, a fighter pilot who Leia is

  • Tom Turkey Dead Or Alive: A Short Story

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    Tom Turkey Dead or Alive "Nooooo! I'm going to die! We’re all going to die eventually!” Tom the Turkey yelled one day. Earlier that day he was sitting on the windowsill and watching STAR WARS on Mr. Brown’s television through the window, he overheard Mr. and Mrs. Brown talking about Thanksgiving Dinner, and Tom was the main course! Tom almost fell off the windowsill he was sitting on. None of the other turkeys or animals took him seriously. They laughed about it and then went about their business

  • Luke Skywalker: A Hero's Journey

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    the king of Ithaca ( Greek Island located in the ionian sea),Lukes upbringing could be compared to that of the saharan desert in the modern era where life is dull and uninspiring.Luke Skywalker was an Orphan of a powerful Jedi turned Sith lord Darth Vader (Anakin Skywalker) while Odysseus was possible the son of Sisyphus who outwitted Hades the God of the underworld meaning they share the burden some may say of having powerful parents or father in their case,Aeneas father laid with venus the god

  • Fellowship Of The Ring Fodo's Relationship

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    is even willing to take on a giant spider in the last film so that Frodo would not be killed by it. Likewise, because of Luke, Han finds a reason to fight and learn that he can be strong through the help of others. Not only does Han save Luke from Darth Vader’s attack but he goes on to save Leia and many others because he sees them as valuable friends. There are differences between the characters that make them each unique and essential to their stories but that have an undeniably similar characteristic

  • Villains In Star-Lord, By Korath

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    Earth,1988, a young boy named Peter Quill (Wyatt Oleff) stands agonizing outside his dying mother’s hospital room and holding a Walkman player with an awesome mix of ’70s pop hits his mother gave him. Peter steps into the room and is gets a wrapped box, what looks like a gift. “You open it when I’m gone,” Peter’s mother said, and then addresses her final words by asking Peter to take her hand, but he doesn’t, and she, as if in response to her son’s insult, immediately dies. The boy rushes worried

  • Compare And Contrast Hamlet And Star Wars

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    Hamlet vs. Star Wars – Comparative Essay Revenge Everyone that knows William Shakespeare and his writing, know that there is a large collection of movies that showcase the bones and foundation of his plays. George Lucas’ Star Wars, for example, has the foundation and somewhat of the story line from William Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet. We know that both of the main characters, Luke Skywalker and Young Hamlet, are seeking revenge for the deaths of their fathers. While the bones and foundation may

  • Archetypes In The Library Of Babel

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    Humanity lives life symbolically in an unexplainable way. It is through these symbols that one may get meaning out of it. For example, colors are often associated with moods such as blue for sadness and red for anger. Common sayings that relate to emotion from these colors are such as that of “feeling blue” or “red rage”. Shapes can also give the same effect, like circles associated with wedding rings to symbolize unity. Several environmental factors can have an effect on meaning and emotion. A large

  • Analysis Of Wag The Dog

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    Our sanity depends on a clear understanding of what is real and isn't real *The studio audience begins to clap as the show comes back on after an ad break* Welcome back to "Entertainment Tonight" and tonight we have a special guest, an Academy Award winning film director, actor and producer, Barry Levinson. Levinson has directed movie classics such as "Good Morning, Vietnam" and more recently "Wag the Dog" which has been a box office hit in recent weeks. Please welcome to the desk Barry Levinson