Record examples of each archetype listed as we view the first Star Wars Episode IV in class. You can find these archetypes in your notes packet.
To destroy Death Star by reuniting R2D2 with the Princess and bring them back to the rebellion base. This will restore hope for the rebellion base and prevent it from becoming destroyed by Death Star
Luke learns to use the force. He has to practice with the light saber. This is his training for becoming a Jedi. The “bar scene” also represents his loss of innocence and his entrance to manhood, another initiation.
To save Princess Lea. To destroy death star in order to protect the rebellion and other planets.
The Magic Weapon
The light saber and the force
Learning how to use the force and become a Jedi. The medal ceremony at the end to reward them for their courage and bravery.
Luke leaving his home planet, learning how to become a Jedi and then going to fight death star.
When Luke learns about the death of his aunt and uncle he takes a mental fall. The fall caused by hubris comes in the next episode.
Death and Rebirth
The death of Luke’s aunt and uncle represent the birth of Luke’s new life with O Bi Wan. This is the birth of Luke’s connection with the force and his life as a Jedi.
Nature vs. Mechanical world
Rebellion base vs. Death Star. Some robots are more human like which represent nature and other are evil and work only for war.