The Star Wars Trilogy Essay

739 words - 3 pages

The Star Wars Trilogy

     The First of the three part series, Star Wars, is the tale of a band of
heros who team together for the good of the universe and the money. The story
begins as Princess Leia is held hostage by the Galactic empire in order to crush
the rebellion against them. During the attack on Leia's ship two droids, R2-D2
and C-P30, escape through an escape pod. They landed on a foreign planet and
were captured and sold to their new master Luke Skywalker. The Empire chases the
droids because they have a secret map detailing the whereabouts of the rebel
base.
     As the empire searches for the map they destroy Luke's home. With no
where to go R2-D2 leads Luke to Old Ben. One of the last Jedi Nights Ben takes
Luke and the droids across the universe to The planet Orion on search of help.
They meet Han Solo and Chewbacca who have a ship to get them there.
     At this time in an attempt to get the co- ordinates for the Rebel base
from the Princess Darth Vader, A leader of the Empire, Destroy Orion with there
new space station the Death Star. As Luke and Han Aboard the Falcon get near the
old planet they are caught by the Death Star. Once in side they escape there
captors and seek to escape the Death star. While doing this they find Leia and
free her. Ben also find his long time student turned evil, Darth Vader, and
fights to the death. Vader wins but Ben spirit remains with Luke. The others
escape but the Empire has already found the location of the rebel base and are
on their way to destroy it.
     The heros flee to the rebel base to warn them and a last ditch attempt
to destroy the Death Star is made. Luke is chased by Vader and Solo comes to the
rescue. Luke destroys the Death star and wins.
     The Second movie, The Empire Strikes Back, sees the return of all the
characters from the previous movie. The rebel base is now on an ice planet. The
Empire again attacks and the rebels flee. Leia, Solo, Chewie and the Droids find
them selves stranded in the Falcon from the others and Luke heads out to find
Yoda, Bens...

Find Another Essay On The Star Wars Trilogy

Jedism. The religion of Star Wars

1447 words - 6 pages Religion, although I like some elements from others, like Berger's concepts of reification and secularization.George Lucas's Star Wars trilogy, apart from being incredibly entertaining and extremely well-made, gives us a complete portrait of a society (The Empire) and a religion (Jediism, for lack of a better term). Although the movies are mostly devoted to the growth of the characters, throughout the trilogy we see the society change in a drastic

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

1270 words - 6 pages A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away....Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace began. In 1999 an American epic space opera, film was released to the public. It became the highest-grossing film of 1999, the highest-grossing Star Wars film, and is currently one of the highest-grossing films in North America. The filmed is loved by people of all ages and continues it's saga today. Everyone should watch the Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom

Antigone, Star Wars, and the Good Life

2097 words - 9 pages our control, and we do not act on it, we may not achieve the parts of our good life that we want because we didn’t try for them. I think that this is no more evident than in George Lucas’s Star Wars trilogy. We are introduced to Luke Skywalker, whom is a simple farmer from the desert planet of Tatooine. He and much of the faraway galaxy is under the oppression of an evil Empire. To almost anyone it seems there is no way that Luke would be able

How Star Wars used the empire to mirror Nazi Germany - UGA/star wars and politics - Essay

564 words - 3 pages Marc Caceres Professor Clay and Madonna Star Wars and Politics 4 October 2017 Star Nazis Though Star Wars was set in a galaxy far far away many events and characters from the saga are based from events and people from our home planet. It is well known that George Lucas loves history and when working on the characters and plot for the story he used his knowledge of history to help craft it along with his cinematic knowledge. In an interview

The Role of the Individual: A look inside the Galactic World of Star Wars (1977)

1664 words - 7 pages Star Wars takes place a long time ago in a galaxy that is unlike anything modern society could conceive as being authentic. It exists in a time before Earth was even thought of. At the start of the movie, a civil war is occurring between the Rebel Alliance and The Galactic Empire. A leader of the Rebel Alliance, Princess Leia, stole plans from the Galactic Empire (also known as the Imperial forces) for the Death Star. The Death Star was a very

Comparison of Star Wars & The Matrix in relation to the Hero's Quest

1694 words - 7 pages been huge commercial successes that readily assume their places in popular culture. The Matrix and Star Wars both resonate with audiences for specific reasons, in ways that similarly-themed movies with less universal appeal do not.The Matrix is not especially revolutionary in terms of presentation or storytelling, although the special effects are great, but it is well written, slickly produced, and often devilishly clever. It also has the same core

Finding the Right Balance as a Teacher - According to Star Wars

1234 words - 5 pages In the movie “Star Wars” the Jedi knights were fighting to have balance in the force. Today many people are also trying to find balance, but others always lean heavy on the other side. Today teachers either try to be cool and get walked on by their students or they are not assertive enough so they do not crack down on them. Some are aggressive and mean and therefore scare their students and still do not get any respect. If teachers can have

Apply the structuralist theories of Todorov, Barthes, Propp and Levi-Strauss to "Star Wars" or a text of your choice!!

583 words - 2 pages the well-known sci-fi "Star Wars". We can applyTodorov's theory to the beginning of Star Wars; we find out through text on the screenthat there has been an event, which has disrupted the peace between 2 opposingforces. Firstly, there was equilibrium but an event occurred leading to some plans hadbeen stolen, and Darth Vader planning an attack on the empire to pull Princess Lea outof power. This leads a series of events, which carry on through the

Sound, Camera Shots And Mise-En-Scene; How They Convey The Narrative To The Audience In The Opening Sequence Of "Star Wars-Episode Iv, A New Hope"

1597 words - 7 pages "Star Wars" was arguably the first in a new breed of high concept, high budget sci-fi action films. It was directed by George Lucas and originally released in only a few cinemas in 1977. However, the buzz around the film grew, and it is now one of the highest grossing films of all time, and along with its sequels, prequels and re-mastered re-releases, has a large cult following. I feel this is because of Lucas` ability to engage the audience

Star Wars. Essay proving that the US was incapable of bringing it to life. Speaks of the economy, technology and treaties and political obligations

1265 words - 5 pages During the mid 1980's, American president Ronald Regan introduced the Strategic Defence Initiative (SDI), which the press quickly shortened to Star Wars. The purpose of Star Wars was to create a shield over America through which no nuclear weapon could pass. As then Senator Nunn (A supporter of SDI), once said ' I don't think anything in this country is technically impossible. We have a nation that can indeed produce miracles'. The purpose of

The Destructive Enemy. One of the stories i wrote. Got to do with Star Wars. Take a read!!!

812 words - 3 pages I saw every moment of it. The red, bright laser blocked me from the most lethal fight between my superior master and the dark, deadly enemy. My master was fighting intensely and with all his might to defeat the deadly enemy. Each clash between the light sabers made me more and more anxious. I wanted the lasers to be turned off so I could make my move and kill the noxious enemy with the help of my master. The clashes got louder and louder

Similar Essays

Star Wars Trilogy Essay

795 words - 3 pages The First of the three part series, Star Wars, is the tale of a band of heros who team together for the good of the universe and the money. The story begins as Princess Leia is held hostage by the Galactic empire in order to crush the rebellion against them. During the attack on Leia's ship two droids, R2-D2 and C-P30, escape through an escape pod. They landed on a foreign planet and were captured and sold to their new master Luke Skywalker. The

The Origins Of Star Wars Essay

910 words - 4 pages The Origins of Star Wars In the movie Star Wars, Director and Screenplay writer George Lucas creates a very complex, believable universe. Lucas borrows many things from different places to create his universe.This paper will show whether or not he succeeds and how does he does it. The origins of the much of Star Wars will be explained and the symbolic nature of the characters will be touched upon, as well as a brief history of the most important

The Monomyth Through Star Wars Essay

2845 words - 11 pages to spot the monomyth structure within a story. (Martin) George Lucas or the man I hope we would know by now as the creator of Star Wars, in various occasions has credited Campbell’s theory of the monomyth as the inspiration for his intergalactic series of films. It is quite easy to pick out many of the structures of a monomyth within the films. Often this popular example is used in classrooms when teaching the monomyth since it makes it easily

Reagan And The Star Wars Essay

1563 words - 6 pages The collapse of Soviet Russia (USSR) and the overall end to the Cold War can be greatly accredited to a program conceived during the Reagan administration known as Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI). Proposed by U.S. President Ronald Reagan on March 23, 1983 the program was eventually nicknamed "Star Wars" by many in the media after the popular 1977 film by George Lucas. The idea was, simply put, a defensive shield surrounding America that would