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Theme cards: clip 3



Here are some themes introduced in this clip that could serve as a bridge between it and the other film segments.

Also, see how these specific thematic elements map to emerging ideas about generalized, overarching Theme cards for the entire project.

Griffith's Editing Techniques
Griffith's Use of Parallel Editing
Griffith's Use of Contiguous Spaces

Knowing One's Place
Social Stratification and the African-American
"Good" and "Bad" Black Characters

Penetration and the Chase
Penetration and Domestic Space
Domestic Space and Violation
Rape in the Dixon Novels
"A Fate Worse Than Death"

The Protection of Southern Womanhood
Woman as Symbol of Southern Way of Life

Class Discourse in the South
Class and Race
Southern Aristocracy

Military Conduct