Defiance

The theme of defiance takes center stage on this episode. In part one, we define it (how it is different than rebellion or resistance?). In part two, we talk about defiance throughout Star Wars. In part three, we speculate on future moments of defiance. 

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Lightsaber Color Theory

Caitlin and Charlotte explore color symbolism behind lightsabers across the saga, dive into some Episode IX theories regarding sabers and rebuilding, talk about kyber crystals and their meaning, and much more. Part one: the symbolism of blue; part two: green, purple, and white; and part three: the meaning behind red. 

Article on blue referenced: Two Hundred Years of Blue

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“The Hands are a Language”

… was said by Sabine Wren in Star Wars Rebels. In this episode, Caitlin and Charlotte look at the long history of hand symbolism throughout the saga. In part one, they discuss hand symbols throughout history; in part two, they talk about what it means when hands are “removed” in Star Wars. In part three, they talk about what it means when hands are joined. All this and more on this episode of Skytalkers.

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Here’s a link to the awesome article on Nerdist.

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Heroes & Villains

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Charlotte and Caitlin go back to basics with a discussion on Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey, Maureen Murdock’s Heroine’s Journey, villains, antiheroes, Byronic heroes, Reylo, Anakin Skywalker, and more. In part one, they talk definitions and history. In part two, they dive into what the creators have said about our heroes and villains: quotes from George Lucas, Rian Johnson, and JJ Abrams. In part three, they answer the question: Do these archetypes even matter? All this and more on this episode of Skytalkers.

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