Lightsaber Essays

  • Reflective Essay: The First Vietnam War

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    the man I had just ultimately defeated. The very man who killed his own father and threatened to destroy anything that stood in his way. Kylo Ren. There was a look of anguish on my face as I hesitated in my actions. Although Luke Skywalker 's lightsaber remained firm in my grasp, there was a uncertainty in the energy of the Force around me. I was unsure; split between two avenues of action and I was conflicted. A sentiment and exuding energy that felt all too familiar. My eyes fell on the sizzling

  • Tom Turkey Dead Or Alive: A Short Story

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    he held up a lightsaber. Tom answered "At the gift shop over there, Mr. Brown." Then Tom pointed at the gift shop. Mr. Brown asked, “How do you know my name?” Tom replied, "I'm a turkeys that lived on your farm and I ran away because you were going to eat me for Thanksgiving diner this year. My name is Tom." Oh shoot! Tom thought I'm as dumb as Jar Jar Binks! I just blew my own cover. Tom took off the lightsaber he had on his belt. Mr. Brown opened the lightsaber in his hand

  • Star Wars Redeeed Analysis

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    you must connect with the Force. Let it flow through you with your lightsaber and you. The Force, the weapon, the Jedi, you are one.” “Can’t we just focus more on force technique?” Job asks. “I think I’ve had enough of swinging my lightsaber around.” “Well I do agree with you that the Force is way more powerful than a lightsaber but in this pivoting time in galactic history, we must protect others and that includes with a lightsaber. This war is almost over and the galaxy will need us to bring back

  • Characteristics Of Religion In Star Wars

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    a helmet with a shield on it to cover his eyes so that his eyes cannot deceive him while he is trying to let The Force takeover his actions and also tell it what to do. Luke is trying to get in touch with the Force by using a lightsaber. There are many different lightsabers shown in Episode IV, we

  • Luke Skywalker: The Hero In Star Wars

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    were his X-wing and the Millennium Falcon. He has a superpower known as the force. He can control this power very well because of the extensive training that he got from Yoda. He is proficient in many weapons including the model 57 blaster and the lightsaber. He also had many companions, but he stuck with R2-D2 the

  • Polyphemus And The Anti-Tragic Heros In Homer's Odyssey

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    elements are unconvincing and mundane. In the beginning, lightsabers are talked about quite a few times as Obi-Wan Kenobi tries explaining them to Luke. Despite all the talk, they only use the weapon in battle once. The entire story leads up to the lightsaber fight between Darth Vader and Obi-Wan Kenobi and the viewers are left unsatisfied and in contempt after this battle. Instead the story focuses mainly on aircraft even though the lightsaber is the main hand-to-hand combat, which leaves many questions

  • Archetypes In Star Wars

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    If you were asked what you thought the most popular Sci-Fi franchise is among all generations of people, which franchise would you choose? For most, the answer would be Star Wars. That is no surprise, because of the overwhelming popularity of the franchise. People appreciate the fact that there are a variety of characters and personalities that are easy to relate to. The director of Star Wars, George Lucas, subtly uses the characters and the advanced technology to get important messages across

  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

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    bigger. During the course of the tale he is thrown into a war and helps the rebels destroy the empire’s new superweapon. It’s a narrative that is now known world-wide, but when I saw it, I thought that I could be like Luke Skywalker. I don’t have a lightsaber and I can’t use the force, but I may be able to change the world in a positive

  • Star Wars Argumentative Essay

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    characters receive is also symbolic of epic literature. In Beowulf, Beowulf finds a sword when fighting Grendel’s mother with magical abilities that helps him to defeat the beast. Luke is given his father’s lightsaber which is also a weapon with special abilities however, he doesn’t fight with the lightsaber in this story, instead using it to strengthen his connection with the

  • Star Wars And Harry Potter Comparison Essay

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    Possibly the two most intense fan-bases in existence are Star Wars and Harry Potter. George Lucas released his sci-fi action movie, Star Wars, on May 25, 1977. Thirty-eight years later and the force is still with us. Star Wars is just as popular today is it was when it came out, and a new Star Wars movie will be released in December 2015. J.K. Rowling published her first Harry Potter novel, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone on June 30, 1997 and the first movie came out on November 4, 2001. And

  • Revenge Of The Sith

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    One of the most iconic openings in cinematic history belongs to the Star Wars Series in which the opening monologue reads: “A Long time ago in a galaxy far, far away” (Lucas 0:01). It has continued to be a fascinating and adventurous movie going experience. Within the saga, there are a total of seven films, with more to be made. But in this essay I am going to be focusing on Star Wars: Episode 3- Revenge of the Sith. This film was written and directed by George Lucas and is of the science fiction

  • Star Wars: An Epic Hero's Journey

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    Skywalker, knocking him out. The sand savages scavenge through Luke’s vehicle, until Jedi master Obi-Wan Kenobi arrives scaring off the savages, saving Luke. The wise and helpful guide takes Luke to his homestead giving him a magical talisman, a “lightsaber” that belonged to Luke’s father, “the weapon of a Jedi knight” (SW:ANH). The threshold guardians, although only the second step on the hero 's journey, determines a huge part of one’s fate, for if one cannot overcome this first obstacle they will

  • Road Warrior Comparison

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    Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior, known to American audiences as The Road Warrior, and Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, named at the time of its release as simply Star Wars, are two very different pieces of film belonging to the genre of science fiction. The first tells the story of a man in a dystopian Australian wasteland being enlisted by a group of helpless survivors to fight against pillaging raiders; the latter tells the story of intergalactic warriors embarking on a mission to overthrow a genocidal

  • Master Yoda Research Paper

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    galaxy. Master Yoda is only few Jedi’s who have achieved legendary mastery of all forms of lightsaber. Master Yoda have other unique special skills to help him win the battles,

  • Hero With A Thousand Faces Character Analysis

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    threshold. Obi Wan, being a veteran of the Clone Wars and experienced Jedi trainer, is the supernatural mentor in the story. After Luke accepts the call, Obi Wan gives him his father’s lightsaber and introduces him to the idea of The Force, saying that his father was a Jedi before he died (Star Wars). Luke accepts the lightsaber and then sets off on the adventure with Obi Wan Kenobi, C-3PO, and R2-D2. They first end up at Mos Eisley Cantina, where Luke is unfamiliar with his surroundings and unwelcome with

  • Star Wars A New Hope Analysis

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    This body of work will analyze the story Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. In this writing, there will be distinct illustrations and examples of how this story is a prime example of the Hero’s Journey. Many archetypes will be found throughout. A long time ago in a galaxy far far away, approximately nineteen years after the formation of the Galactic Empire, the galaxy was in a state of civil war. The Rebel Alliance had made their first major victory over the Galactic Empire, by stealing the plans

  • Essay On Superman

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    There have been hundreds, if not thousands, of different incarnations of Superman, in the nearly eighty years of his existence. He was the first superhero, the Hercules of American culture. And, while he was created on the page, he wouldn't become fully realised until his cinematic debut. And, when I say, "cinematic debut", one of these probably comes to mind, but Superman actually made his leap to the silver screen in a cartoon, helmed by this guy, Max Fleischer. And, if the name seems familiar

  • Star Wars: A Game Changer In The Movie Industry

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    Star Wars Op-Ed May 25, 1977. Something the world has never seen before is released to the public. Star Wars has been pushing people 's minds ever since. Star Wars was a game changer in the movie industry, and it set the standard for what to expect when at the theater. Part of what makes Star Wars an epic movie even today is the vast setting it takes place in. Spaceships, shooting across the galaxy, planets, different creatures, and the type of technology being used has all never been seen before

  • Star Wars Sociological Analysis

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    Lightsabers whip and crack, the two figures are in a treacherous duel. They arrive at the end of the platform as Luke Skywalker is pushed down, “You are beaten don’t let yourself be destroyed as Obi wan was” the dark menacing voice of darth vader says. Luke parries and attacks Vader burning his arm with the swipe of his lightsaber. Vader screams in pain, Vader backs Luke onto the edge and with one strike his hand is gone. Luke screams in pain and backs onto the ledge “ don’t make me destroy you,

  • Star Wars Birthday Party Ideas

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    Star Wars Birthday Party Ideas Science fiction is something that has always amazed everyone irrespective of age and hobbies. But, kids seem to be more thrilled by science fiction whether in movies or if they are able to apply those in real life. What would be a more apt movement to apply the thrills of science fiction than an occasion like birthday parties? One of the most incredible science fiction themes is the ‘Star Wars’ since the Steven Spielberg movies hit the screen in early seventies it