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Table 1 Star Wars films

From: Costume evolution during the development of romantic relationships and its impact on the positions of power in the Star Wars prequel and original trilogies

Movie title Character and agea Position of power Stage of relationshipb
Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999) Padme Amidala, 14 Queen Acquaintance
Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002) Padme Amidala, 24 Senator Build-up, Continuation
Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005) Padme Amidala, 27 Senator Continuation
Episode IV: A New Hope (1977) Leia Organa, 19 Princess, Senator, Alliance High Command Member Acquaintance
Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Leia Organa, 22 Princess, Senator, Alliance High Command Member Build-up, Continuation
Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983) Leia Organa, 23 Princess, Senator, Alliance High Command Member Continuation
  1. aCharacter age based on “Star Wars Character Ages” (n.d.)
  2. bStage of relationship based on Levinger’s Relationship Stage Theory (Levinger 1983)