Blending the High with the Low

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Star Wars is a Western. Star Wars is a samurai movie. Star Wars isa space opera. Star Wars is a war film. Star Wars is a fairy tale.

Slate‘s Forrest Wickman argues that George Lucas’s serial masterpiece isn’t just underrated—it’s completely misunderstood.


Roxie Pell is a student at Wesleyan University, where she writes for Wesleying and The Argus and tweets hilarious nuggets of pure wisdom @jonathnfranzen. More from this author →