(10/18/01 1:27:46 pm)
| Weird, but related to Campbell...|
Ok, my sweetie had a site in his history re: techie stuff, but one of the links led to a page with these phrases:
If mythic structure can be trusted, Jar Jar is more than just the luckiest Gungan in the universe. Heís following the path of one of George Lucasís favorite obsessions: Joseph Campbellís "Heroís Journey".
It'san article about Jar Jar Binks being the next Jedi Knight, but it's interesting to see the bent on folkloric background. I'm sure it's a common topic associated with the Star Wars series, but this is the first name I've recognized in all I've read so far. You can find the whole article here: