1. In “An American Mythology: Why Star Wars Still Matters, Steven D. Greydanus suggests that the adventures of Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi have a place for Christians along side the adventures of Hercules and Odysseus. Why does he believe this to be the case.
  2. In his review “Move Over, Odysseus, here comes Luke Skywalker” Steve Persall, Times Film Critic, calls Lucas “the first mass media mythologist.” What does he mean by this, and why dos he say that this causes some academics to question placing Lucas among the elite creators of legends?
  3. In the essay entitled on Star Wars, why does Andrew Gordon call the series “a myth for our time”?