Letters: Mar. 3, 1997

THE FORCE IS STILL WITH US

"In a world plagued by catastrophe and sometimes inhuman events, Star Wars gives us hope that good will triumph in the end." NEIL J. ZEMMEL Charlottesville, Virginia

The film Star Wars is not about video games and woozy echoes of love [CINEMA, Feb. 10]. It is a study of archetypes and an expression of the unconscious collective experience of humankind. Star Wars has it all: hero, villain, magic weapon, quest and heroine. We have been rewriting this story throughout time; only the names have been changed to modernize it. Shakespeare would have loved it. LISA...

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