Transcript The Hero`s Journey
The Hero’s Journey Featuring Star Wars VI: The Return of the Jedi By Zack White The Ordinary World • Luke Skywalker’s home land is Tatooine; this is where the story begins. Call to Adventure • Luke Skywalker is told to leave his comfort zone and fly out to the Death Star to confront Vader. Refusal of the Call • Luke doesn’t think he can confront Vader alone; he feels he is not ready yet. • He also feels he cannot kill his own father. Supernatural Aid • Light Saber, the force, Lea, R2D2, C3PO, and Han Solo were all Supernatural Aids for Luke. Crossing the Threshold • Luke crossed the threshold when he asked the command ship to deactivate the shield so he could fly down to Endor. In the Belly of the Whale • Luke was in the belly of the whale when he went down to the moon of Endor to turn off the shield generator. The Road of Trials • Luke was tested on the moon of Endor when he was being chased by storm troopers. • Luke is almost set to flame by the Ewoks but uses the force to get out of it. The Meeting with the Goddess • Luke met with Yoda, Yoda confirmed that Luke’s father was Vader and also told him Lea was too. The Woman as the Temptress • Lea is the woman as the temptress Luke’s sister is telling Luke to leave because Vader can feel his presence. Atonement with the Father • Luke surrenders so he can meet with Vader. • Luke tries to convert Vader to the good side, but he doesn’t accept it. Apotheosis • Luke reaches the point of ecstasy when he overcomes his hatred for the dark side and is not converted that easily. • He does not slay Vader because Luke didn’t need to and still saw the good in Vader. The Ultimate Boon • Luke’s ultimate boon is received when he completes his destiny by defeating the emperor and is not being converted to the dark side. Refusal of the Return • He refused to leave Vader in the Death Star to die while they blow it up; Luke does not want to leave him. Magic in Flight • Luke’s magic in flight was when he escaped the Death Star as it blows up just in time. Rescue from Without • Not Available Crossing the Return Threshold • When Luke exited the death star fleeing from the explosion he crossed the return threshold. Master of Two Worlds • Luke now understands the force and the power of the dark side. Freedom to Live • Luke received the freedom to live because he defeated the dark side.