Essays Tagged: "Obi-Wan Kenobi"

Jedism. The religion of Star Wars.

The test of this is whether the student becomes attached to the 'dark side' of the 'force', as did Obi-Wan Kenobi's first pupil, Anakin Skywalker, later known as Darth Vader.The beliefs of Jediism, a ... legislative and executive body. This was the Old Republic, and it was very sympathetic to Jediism. Obi-Wan Kenobi tells us that during the Old Republic, there were many Jedi Masters, and they travell ...

(6 pages) 109 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

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

yourself."-Morpheus"You must learn the ways of the Force, if you are to come with me to Alderaan."-Obi-Wan KenobiOne character is played by one of Hollywood's strongest black actors; the other, by on ... lywood's strongest black actors; the other, by one of the elder statesmen of film. But Morpheus and Obi-Wan Kenobi have a lot in common.Those similarities take place in the larger context of two hit f ...

(7 pages) 184 1 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Beowulf v. Star Wars Compare & Contrast

he threat of annihilation. As Luke and Princess Leia stood outside the Death Star, they observed as Obi-Wan Kenobi died. Beowulf's nadir came as he went to fight Grendel's mother in the swampy lake. A ... d when he killed all of the monsters, which saved his part of the world. Luke's nadir occurred when Obi-Wan Kenobi died and as for Beowulf, his appeared when his people let him down thinking he died.

(3 pages) 84 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Going to a Movie: Archetypes in the "Star Wars" Movie

other is the quest to find knowledge; in this case, he is seeking the force. With the guidance from Obi-Wan Kenobi, he acknowledges the force, letting his body become in tune with its being. Moreover, ... on and use its powers to a full potential. It further fits the archetype because the mentor figure, Obi-Wan Kanobi gives Luke the weapon and teaches him how to fight with its forces. Furthermore, unhe ...

(7 pages) 43 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The One Minute Manager by Dr. Kenneth Blanchard and Dr. Spencer Johnson

im after another. The One Minute Manager is a proverbial wiseman cut in the mold of Mahatma Gandhi, Obi-wan-Kenobi and Yoda of Star Wars lore, and Gandalf the Great of the Lord of the Rings anthology. ... nd his apprentice were never disclosed. The relationship as master and apprentice parallels that of Obi-wan-Kenobi and Yoda as Jedi masters and Anakin and Luke Skywalker as Jedi-in-training. "Trust th ...

(2 pages) 54 0 1.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Transformation Of Luke Skywalker And Darth Vader

e. He never wants to do what he is told to do. He doesn't want to stay and help his uncle, but when Obi-Wan Kenobi asks him to go with him to learn the force, he says he can't leave his uncle. As he f ...

(1 pages) 3794 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Racism in Star Wars

pe of resolving a galactic trade dispute. Two Jedi Knights Qui-Gon Jinn and the Jedi he is training Obi-Wan are sent to meet with the Trade Federation. However, they are unaware that the federation is ... off while the others find an alternate route. Qui-Gon is killed in the fight, but his apprentice - Obi-Wan - prevails after an intense light-saber fight. At the same time the Queen and her bodyguards ...

(15 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies