Episode 189: Exploring Macro Themes – Hope

On this weeks show, Beks, Devin, Eve, Gina, Jeremy and Megan sit down and discuss the latest news going on in Star Wars! From Marvel debuting more of Luke’s Jedi training back story, what the Japanese title of the Rise of Skywalker could mean for the story, to Daisy Ridley calling EPIX’s ending “Epic,” we cover the gamut! We also continue our mini series on macro themes found within the Star Wars universe with “Hope” as our closer look! Join us…

News Stories For the Week:

Closer Look: Exploring Macro Themes – Hope

“How might the theme of HOPE be portrayed in Episode IX?”

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

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

    • To what extent is HOPE based on POV?

  • Regarding Star Wars so far…

    • What are some of the most compelling examples of HOPE within Star Wars?

    • Why is this compelling? 

      • How does this particular instance of HOPE 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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