oppression of droids and clones (Body Paragraph 1 (Topic Sentence: They…
oppression of droids and clones
Umbrella thesis: The Droids and Clones in the Star Wars Saga are oppressed because they are seen as technology that is easily replaceable
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Topic Sentence: They are used for Slavery
Support Claim #1 (pg. 150) "Fear illuminates the path to slavery and suffering, the path that leads to the Dark Side"
Support Claim #2 (pg. 130): "Yet, droids are exploited. They are treated as little more than pieces of machinery-slaves who purpose is to serve non-driods."
Support Claim #3 (pg. 120): "Threepio's role as a protocol droid built to serve other human beings in a slavish capacity"
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Topic Sentence: They have no rights
Support Claim #1(episode 4): CP3O and R2D2 are told "we don't serve their kind here"
Support Claim #2 (pg 96): "It's the droids that are suppose to lack autonomy-the capacity to direct their own lives..."
Support Claim #3 (pg. 129): "They seem to be barred from economic transactions...they definitely aren't citizens who bear any rights."
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Topic Sentence: They are used for war
Support Claim #1 (pg. 93): "They are totally obedient, taking orders without question."
Support Claim #2: Clones are made just for war
Support Claim #3 (pg. 103): "Moreover , since they need protection from themselves until they know better is undercut."
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Topic Sentence: They are treated like crap
Support Claim #1
Episode 5: Han puts his hand over CP3O's face to make him be quiet
Support Claim #2 (Episode 4): "We'll be destroyed for sure!"
Support Claim #3 (pg. 127): "When Luke comes back to discover Artoo has gone off to look for Obi-Wan Kenobi, he finds Threepio hiding (expressive of shame) and begging not to be deactivated (expressive of fear)."