Star Wars Episodes 1 & 2
The first question I chose to talk about is “Analyze a character as he or she grows and develops throughout the movies.” I chose to analyze Anakin Skywalker because from what I’ve seen so far in episode one and two, Anakin is an important and interesting character. In episode one, Anakin is first introduced as some average boy living on a desert world, Tatooine. Right away you can tell there was something special about the boy by his intelligence and talents. Qui-Gon senses a strong presence of the Force within Anakin and is convinced that he is the "chosen one" of Jedi prophecy who will bring balance to the Force. When Qui-Gon brings Anakin to the Jedi senate to ask for their permission for Anakin to be trained as a Jedi, Anakin shows that he’s brave and willing to sacrifice everything, including leaving his mom, to become a Jedi. The Jedi council is uneasy about Anakin training to become a Jedi because they believe that he can become vulnerable to the dark side of the force; which brings me to the development of Anakin in episode two.
In episode two we meet Anakin ten years later and from the start you can already tell that he turned into a brat. By now he has begun to realize how much power he has and his abilities begin to make him start acting arrogant. In one scene of the movie, Anakin and Padme are talking about how the senate and the republic and how Anakin thinks things should be run differently. The fact that Anakin mentions the idea of a dictatorship foreshadows the dark side of the force taking over him. Although Anakin has a lot of hero characteristics he also has his flaws. After Anakin’s mom dies it triggered a lot of anger in Anakin causing him to murders a whole town of people. I believe that Anakin’s fear of losing someone will later on be a problem in him making the mistake of doing something he won’t be able to control.
When an assassination attempt is made on Senator Padmé Amidala, the former Queen of...
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