The Tragedy of Droids in Star Wars

Title:
The Tragedy of Droids in Star Wars
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It’s not really a Star Wars story unless there’s a lovable or memorable droid stealing the spotlight. But, when you really stop and think about it, there’s also something profoundly tragic about the role artificial lifeforms play in the Star Wars universe.

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REFERENCES
• Race in American Science Fiction by Isiah Lavender III
• Imagining Slaves and Robots in Literature, Film, and Pop Culture by Gregory Jerome Hampton
• Asimov on Science Fiction in Science Fiction Digest, October-November 1981
• Janelle Monae's "Many Moons" music video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZyyORSHbaE

NOVELS REFERENCED
• Kindred by Octavia E. Butler
• The Salt Roads by Nalo Hopkinson
• Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand by Samuel R. Delany
• vN: The Machine Dynasty by Madeline Ashby
• A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky Chambers
• Autonomous by Annalee Newitz

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CREDITS
Writer/Editing: Jonathan McIntosh
Motion Graphics: Jonathan McIntosh
Outro music: Rick Lopez

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Video Language:
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35:39
Format: Youtube Primary Original Synced
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