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Dec 10, 2015

What happens when a psychology-loving Literature teacher and a fun-loving sci-fi geek get together to talk about traditional “hero vs. villain" archetypes?  Pure magic.  On this episode of TCP, Michelle applies Carl Jung’s idea of “the ego” and “the shadow” to Star Wars, discovering that it’s more than just a movie about Ewoks… While The Captain contemplates the benefits of embracing “The Dark Side.”

 

Link to Joseph Campbell’s Work on the Topic

http://www.moongadget.com/origins/myth.html

 

Link to Star Wars in Mythology:  The Shadow

http://www.starwars.com/news/star-wars-in-mythology-the-shadow

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Keywords:

Star Wars, Doctor Who. Twilight Zone, Geek, Carl Jung, Shadow, Ego, Psychology George Lucas, Joseph Campbell

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