Star Wars Episode IV: A Hero's Journey

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Does it ever cross your mind how two very different pieces of entertainment are alike? In the epic, “The Odyssey” by, Homer and in the movie, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope the two main characters, Odysseus, and Luke Skywalker undergo a hero journey. A Hero’s Journey is a pattern of narrative that appears in drama, storytelling, and myths in which involves a hero who goes on an adventure, and in a crisis wins a victory, and then comes home changed or transformed. Their journeys are both different and similar in many ways. In comparison, Odysseus and Luke Skywalker are both on a quest. Odysseus’s goal is to go home to his family which takes him about 10 years. Luke's goal is to find and rescue Princess Leia. Another similarity between

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