STUDY GUIDE QUIZ[2] - STUDY GUIDE QUIZ#1 Tom-Black man that...

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STUDY GUIDE QUIZ #1 Tom- -Black man that is portrayed as loyal, respectable to his owner Coon- -Portrayed Negro as a buffoon, amusement object Tragic Mulatto -White person with drop of African American blood The Mammy -Black house maid (Usually obese, and very sweet) The Birth of a Nation -DW Griffith -Filmed in 1915 -13 scripts of tape (most for its time) -Told story of the Old South, the Civil War days, and the starting of the KKK -Based on the movie ‘Clansman’ -Summary- starts before civil war, slaves are good loyal workers, then interprets them as bad (rape, violence after the war), and the KKK retaliates and saves the day -NAACP protests; got the show off air in many places Popular Culture -‘stay in one place and everything will come to you’ -Zeitgeist 1. Transitory-last as long as the era itself 2. Concrete-transcend the specific time period and represents the character of the culture. Reflective Study of Popular Culture is guided by the ‘Popular Culture Formula’ Popular Culture Formula- Popularity of a given culture element (object, person, event) is directly proportional to the degree to which that element is reflective of
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