Episode 182: Exploring Macro Themes – Courage

On this episode of Unmistakably Star Wars, we chat the latest coming out of the Galactic news pool – everything from Stormtroopers shooing Galaxy’s Edge patrons out after a set time limit (say what?!) and whether or not helping Vader is a fun thing to do in Vader Immortal, the VR game debuting from Oculus Quest shortly, to the recently announced film release dates and what they could mean to the overall state of the Star Wars franchise. We also continue our macro series into themes, this week taking a look at Courage.

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Closer Look: Exploring Macro Themes – Courage

“How might the theme of ‘COURAGE’ be portrayed in Episode IX?”

  • Let’s first talk a little bit about the definition of “theme”

  • Let’s talk a bit about COURAGE - beyond Star Wars - what’s makes this so compelling?

    • To what extent is ‘COURAGE’ based on POV?

  • Regarding Star Wars so far…

    • What are some of the most compelling examples of ‘COURAGE’ within Star Wars?

    • Why is this compelling?

      • How does this particular instance of ‘COURAGE’  impact the saga as a whole? How might the saga be different without this instance?

  • Where might we see this theme play out in Episode IX?

    • How might this impact the ST storyline?

    • How might this impact all of the films to this point?

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