Princess Leia In Star Wars IV: A New Hope

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Princess Leia is the most interesting character in the Star Wars saga. She was first introduced to audiences everywhere in the epic tale with the release of a movie called Star Wars IV: A New Hope in 1977. It was written and directed by George Lucas. It starts out with the princess recording a message to a droid, named R2D2, requesting help from a man called Obi-Wan Kenobi to fight for the Rebel Alliance against the empire. She also puts into the droid the layout of Death Star, which is a giant battle station that also contains a weapon that can destroy planets. After sending R2D2 to a distant planet, she is captured by Darth Vader who is one of the leaders of the empire. The droid ends up in the hands of a young man, named Luke Skywalker. He finds a part of the message shortly …show more content…
As I’ve mentioned before, she is a capable woman, who doesn’t sit back and let others fight, she’s willing to get her hands dirty too. She’s level headed and doesn’t complain or cry that they might die or not be able to escape. I liked that she’s not a typical princess; she’s very humble from most princesses you read or hear about who act as spoiled, whinny little girls. She also cares a lot for other people. She also looks down on those who would choose money over doing something that she sees is right. Like when Hans Solo tells her he’s not there to fight, he just wants his reward, then he’s out of there, she tells him that if money’s all he loves then that’s what he’ll receive. There wasn’t much that I didn’t like about the princess, other than how she wore her hair all the time. I thought she could have changed styles like most women of today do. Otherwise, I didn’t find any faults with the character. I think she was strongly motivated by fairness, loyalty, and compassion. People trying to use others for their own gain or were only influenced by what they could gain in materialistic ways really made her

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