Star Wars and Important Step Essay

Submitted By mmkeener
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“The meeting with the goddess (who is incarnate in every woman) is the final test of the talent of the hero to win the boon of love (charity: amor fati), which is life itself enjoyed as the encasement of eternity.” (99) The meeting with the goddess represents the point in the story when the person has the chance to experience a love that has importance of the all-powerful, all encompassing, unconditional love that a fortunate infant may experience with his or her mother. This is an ideal that is reflected by Sigmund Freud, who is quotes at the beginning if the book this is the part of the adventure when the person begins to see him or herself as someone that belongs to a pair. This is a very important step in the process and is often represented by the person finding the other person that he or she loves most completely. This reflects a part in the Symposium, when Aristophanes, a comedian of his time tells the story of how humans once were. He said that we were once two humans as one. For example, we had two heads, four legs, four arms. The humans tried to ascend to the heavens to attack the gods. Zeus got angry and punished them by cutting the humans in half, as we are today. So for the rest of eternity, we would have to spend our lives looking for our other half. This is the point in the story where they see they belong with another person. An example outside the book of the meeting with the goddess is in the movie star wars. Luke finds princess Leia. When Luke discovers that Leia is his sister, although the love element is lost, it is replaced with an unbreakable kin connection. It has a bit of a twist because she is his sister. According to the book, “She is the mother, sister, mistress, bride.” (92) So all of these titles can be the meeting with the goddess. Another mythological story that makes me