The Journey of Luke Skywalker: An Analysis of Modern Myth and Symbol

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Open Court, 2001 - Performing Arts - 301 pages
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So many years after Star Wars: A New Hope burst upon the world in 1977, why is The Force still with us? Why do the Star Wars movies continue to haunt the imaginations of young and old alike? In the Journey of Luke Skywalker, Steven Galipeau applied depth psychology to the Star Wars epic, uncovering a wealth of symbolic meaning embedded in this seemingly simple tale of adventure. Luke Skywalker's journey, from his early life on a desert farm to his act of redemption that helps transform an entire galactic civilization, captures many of the struggles of the modern psyche, and exercises a powerful sway akin to that of religious myth

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Review: The Journey of Luke Skywalker: An Analysis of Modern Myth and Symbol

User Review  - Melvin Patterson - Goodreads

Ok, but somewhat redundant by the time you get to the analysis of the third movie. Insightful character analyses and application of modern myths and symbology to classical literature. Read full review

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User Review  - Robert - Goodreads

fixed the dork capacitor on my hyperdrive. now firing on all cylinders. Read full review

Contents

The Story Unfolds
11
A Desolate Place
19
Mos Eisley
35
Copyright

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