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    Luke Skywalker Typical Hero “I want to come with you to Alderaan. There's nothing here for me now. I want to learn the ways of the Force and become a Jedi like my father.” With this statement, Luke Skywalker is already on his way towards a story that is both familiar and different to all heroes. He identifies with several reoccurring traits that many heroes are cast with. Luke is estranged from his natural parents and, as he gets older, finds himself anxious to pull away from his loving foster

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    Luke Skywalker was living an ordinarily life in a farm with his Uncle and Aunt. One day his uncle bought droids and took them home. One day, Luke uncovered a transmitted message from Leah, a rebel princess, when he was cleaning the droid. He was amazed how beautiful the princess is. The message was asking for the help of the former Jedi Obi-Wan. He found out from his Uncle that Obi was a colleague of his father he never met. Luke wanted to join Imperial academy after hearing this. Unbeknownst to

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    Luke Skywalker: a Modern Epic Hero Luke Skywalker is an example of someone who embodies a modern epic hero. Skywalker is the central figure in the movie Star Wars IV A New Hope written by Gorge Lucas who reflects the values and heroic ideas of his society. Luke faces many laborious challenges throughout his journey to destroy the evil Empire. Throughout this journey, Luke stays true to himself and does not give into the thought of failure and believes in the force. Luke is tenacious, courageous

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    bound. However, they actually have three distinct stages where they develop into the character we grow to love. In George Lucas` “StarWars IV: A New Hope.” Luke Skywalker is a quintessence of of an archetypal hero because he goes through initiation stage through distinct phases of separation, transformation and the return stage. Luke Skywalker begins his journey as farmer boy on a remote planet and becomes the hero of the galaxy. However, this process the not happen quickly. Rather, it is a difficult

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    protagonist Luke Skywalker from George Lucas’ film Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope and Hamlet from William Shakespeare’s play drama Hamlet. Luke is a common farm boy from Tatooine that wanted to go off to join the Imperial Academy, but has to stay to help his aunt and uncle tend to the farm. Hamlet, however, does not come from very humble beginnings. He is the Prince of Denmark, and is dealing with his fathers recent death along with his mothers remarriage to his uncle. Luke Skywalker and Hamlet

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    all around us, in life, literature, and movies. Heroes like Superman, Captain America, and Thor are common, but have you ever thought of Luke Skywalker as an archetypal hero? Luke Skywalker is an aspiring young Jedi Knight, who is called to the quest of defeating the empire in the movie Star Wars IV: A New Hope, written and directed by George Lucas. Luke Skywalker demonstrates certain characteristics before, during, and after his quest that makes him an archetypal hero. An archetypal hero must have

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    Therefore, Luke Skywalker is constructed by George Lucas, as a hero, which is demonstrated through his actions of ensuring that the Rebels prevail over the Empire. Reinforcing Campbell’s theory of ‘the Hero’s Journey’, Luke Skywalker is an atypical hero, as he does not challenge the traditional role of a hero and effortlessly displays the true values of a real hero. The timeless values of self-respect, persistence, courage that Luke Skywalker portrays is the reason why his character

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    it is permissible to do so. To illustrate Clifford’s and Long’s point of views, Luke Skywalker in Star Wars could be an example in deciding whether to believe the Force or not. Luke does not have any reliable evidence on the Force before choosing between it and the tracking computer to target the Death Star. Even we know the Force indeed exists in the movies, it is merely a faith for Luke at the moment. So is Luke morally justified to believe in the Force at this battle scene? William Clifford would

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    them for sale. The Jawas then sell both of the droids to Owen Lars, an inhabitant of Tatooine. Luke Skywalker (Owen’s nephew) is then put with the task of cleaning the droids, where he accidently comes across the secret message. The only person he can think of with the last name of “Kenobi” is Ben Kenobi, a person who lives in the desert of Tatooine. During the night, R2-D2 slips away to find Ben. Luke goes out to find R2, towing C-3PO along with him. They find R2, and, after an unfortunate event

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    Journey. One famous creation that follows The Hero’s Journey is the science fiction film trilogy: Star Wars, created by George Lucas. Lucas depicts the struggles that take place along the path of adolescence through the story of a protagonist Luke Skywalker, who strives to become a Jedi Knight to show that Campbell’s Hero’s Journey reflects the struggles that youth go through whether they are depicted in a story or not. There comes a time in every young man or women’s life where he begins to start

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