Primary Source: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Guided Discussion Questions
- What can we see in this scene that tells us about George Lucas’s interpretation of U.S. foreign policy?
- Why does Lucas place so much importance on Yoda, a small, old man who lives in a tiny hut?
- Luke in this scene (and in the Star Wars films) is obsessed with his father. Can we meaningfully connect that with U.S. politics at the time?
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