themes, and motives.
A. Star wars
B Star Trek
A. Star Wars
Enr. English II
Star Wars vs. Star Trek
Throughout the past two decades, two science fiction cult classics have rivaled
each other. Both have strong followings of loyal fans that live and breath these classic
tales. Lunch boxes, t-shirts, masks, bed sheets, and figurines are only some of the
merchandising offspring of these two epic films. Star Wars and Star Trek certainly share
many similarities being the benchmarks for the genre of science fiction movies.
While the similarities are not difficult to see, especially when many people confuse their
names to be the same thing, differences account for he greatness of each movie. If one
were to place a Trekie (Star Trek fan) and a Star Wars maniac fan in the same room,
surely only one would get out alive. This is because Star Wars and Star Trek are very
arguably different. Although Star Wars and Star Trek are both stunning examples of
modern science fiction, they are not the same. Star Trek and Star Wars each posses
similar and different general concepts, themes, and motives.
First of all, the technology of Star Trek and Star Wars hold some similarities, but
mostly differences. Star Wars has the superior weaponry. Star Wars has lightsabers
(highly dignified glowing swords that slice titanium doors like nuclear powered
chainsaws), laser blasters, planet destroying canons, and mystical energy called "the
force." In Star Wars, most ships are capable of light speed, which can move their ships to
different galaxies in seconds. Radically shaped battle ships and battle stations also add to
the weapon arsenal. All in all Star Wars has stunning fictional technology which really... [continues]
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