even so, she like many ppl admired him and she obviuosly cared for him as her student. i see no need for her to not be literal. plus i just picked that one cause it had the most effect to me. many ppl commented on his prowess. and as a metaphor is still says alot about his strength
Ya....at that point in time, but compared to the later jedi/sith he is pretty much nothing or mediocre.