For July, my topic is the Rebellion and Resistance. Today, however, I want to look at the semantics of these two words and take a larger view at them. According to the Oxford English Dictionary (my favorite!), rebellion and resistance are defined as: Rebellion - The action or process of resisting authority, control, or convention. Resistance … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Rebellion, Resistance, and Semantics, oh my!
Let’s discuss something that has never been discussed before in the history of humankind or Star Wars: Nature vs. Nurture. (yes, that was sarcasm) My husband said to me the other day, “I wish I could have known your grandfather. I feel like he is to blame for a lot of your controlling tendencies.” That … Continue reading Nature vs. Nurture
He’s back! A favorite character of the old Star Wars Expanded Universe, now Legends, has been recreated in this new novel by the one and only Timothy Zahn. I believe Thrawn was one of the greatest disappointments to numerous fans when Disney announced that the EU was no longer going to be canon. Thrawn is … Continue reading Book Review: Thrawn
Okay! This is it...one last recap post and then onto more Star Wars goodness. I promise. I really thought that after the birth of my daughter I wouldn’t have any time to read books. While I definitely slowed down, I was able to squeeze in a lot more than I originally thought. Especially while breastfeeding! … Continue reading Books of 2016 (and my lengthy reviews)
I had a strange realization last night. Luke is alone as a Jedi for most of his life. The fate of the Jedi rests on him as soon as Obi-Wan died. It's such a strong juxtaposition compared to the Prequels where we see the Jedi in numbers. In TFA it's worse than it ever was … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Luke’s Solidarity