IST 2 - 1 Jim Klepin IST 110 Darth Vader Man or Machine Ever since 1977 when George Lucas released Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope Darth Vader has

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1 Jim Klepin IST 110 February 26, 2008 Darth Vader: Man or Machine? Ever since 1977, when George Lucas released Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Darth Vader has been one of the most popular characters in movie history, notably being ranked the third most iconic villain in movie history the AFI(AFI). Darth Vader is part man and part life sustaining machine. Darth Vader is a human cyborg capable of immense strength and ability. Anakin Skywalker was a young Jedi apprentice making his way through training with his friend and teacher, Obi-Wan Kenobi, until he started becoming corrupted with power. Anakin was integral in the murder of Jedi council member Mace Windu, and after that occurred Emperor Palpatine sensed the boys potential and initiates him into the Dark Side of the Force by bestowing upon him the name Darth Vader(DVD). Darth Vader’s first task was to being the operation known as the “Great Jedi Purge”, which as the systematic elimination of all the Jedi. Darth Vader was to storm the Jedi Temple with the help of part of the Clone Army and eliminate all the Jedi at the temple(Darth). The plan worked perfectly with nearly all the Jedi being eliminated. After this task was done, Obi-Wan Kenobi challenged Darth Vader to a light saber duel on the planet Mustafar(Darth). The two duelists fought in a fierce battle which resulted in the near death of Darth Vader. Darth Vader had suffered damaged lungs, damage to his larynx, severe burns all over his body, and lost most of his limbs. After this occurred Darth Vader was rescued by the Emperor’s medical staff and
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course IST 110 taught by Professor Walters,roberta during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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