So, by now you’re probably wondering what any of this has to do with Star Wars?
Well, as this essay will show, the six Star Wars films together form a highly structured ring composition. The scheme is so carefully worked out by Lucas, so intricately organized, that it unifies the films with a common universal structure (or what film scholar David Bordwell might call a “new formal strategy”), creating a sense of overall balance and symmetry.
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but it's an interesting new theory about Star Wars.
we've all heard about George Lucas borrowing heavily from The Hero With A Thousand Faces,
but a ring composition?
That's certainly a new take on things.
But if the Star Wars films comprise a ring composition,
it's only coincidental,
as The Secret History of Star Wars made clear: George Lucas was making it up as he went along.
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