Hua Mulan

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  • The Legend of Hua Mulan

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    The legend states that Hua Mulan lived during the Northern Wei dynasty. She is a mythical figure from ancient China portrayed in the Chinese poem, Ballad of Mulan. Though both princess warrior show and movie, The Legend of Hua Mulan and Disney’s Mulan have different character personalities and reasons of going to war. The Legend of Hua Mulan is straightforward and seeks to depict Mulan as a warrior. Disney’s Mulan, however, depicts Mulan as trying to prove her parents wrong and bring home a man as

  • The, The Righteous Politician, Mulan, By Robert D. San Souci

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    Dante, The Righteous Politician; Mulan, The Righteous Activist Dante’s Inferno, although written more than 400 years ago, rings a certain familiarity with audiences everywhere. This epic explores concepts systematic to the development and revival of intimate themes throughout modern and classic works of literature and film. There are a myriad of works and themes that weave the web of modern literature drawing inspiration from and parallel to Inferno’s style and concession. Inferno’s use of cultural

  • Mulan

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    Hayden Ikerd Mr. Wheeler AP Literature 12 April, 2013 Thomas Foster’s Themes Traced in Mulan In his book How to Read Literature Like a Professor, Thomas Foster explains many reoccurring themes in literature, and shows how to recognize them and in some instances shows certain works where they occur. By reading this guide to literature, one may gain a deeper understanding of the work itself and of the author’s intent in writing it. However, Foster’s methods can also be applied to films. A film

  • Hua MulanA Woman Who Became The Role Model In China?

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    woman who stood for her family, culture and country. The woman who became the role model in china. Hua Mulan is a famous female warrior during the Dynasties period of Chinese history. She was also the first to label in a ballad. Hua Mulan takes her father’s place in the army. She's a beautiful and brave woman, who knows martial arts, kung fu and is well skilled with swords. In twelve years, Mulan was active as a brave soldier and earned high honor, but denied any merit. Instead she retired and went

  • Adaptation Of The Ballad Of Hua Mulan

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    An Epic Hero-Mulan The Ballad of Hua Mulan has many different adaptations to consider; and while none of them offer a clear time period, (anywhere from 386-618 AD), they all agree on the main points of the story. News was sent throughout China of the coming war, and the army required that all men of age be enlisted. Hua Mulan; Hua being her last name, knew that her father was too old and frail to engage in any sort of combat, so she decided to disguise herself as a man and enlist in his stead as

  • Reaction About Mulaa

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    Mulan Mulan is based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan. It’s about a girl named Mulan(Ming-Na Wen) who is fearful that her ailing father will be drafted into the Chinese military, she takes his spot -- though, as a girl living under a patriarchal government, she is technically unqualified to serve. She cleverly imitates a man and goes off to train with fellow recruits. Accompanied by her dragon, Mush, she uses her smarts to help region off a Hun invasion, falling in love with a dashing captain

  • The Film Mulan

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    Disney Film: Mulan This one of a kind Disney film “Mulan” (Bancrofty and Cook, 1998) draws an innovative path for Disney's animation studio. It mixes the traditional elements such as with a brave heroine and those cute animal sidekicks. The material appears to be more adventuresome and grown up. Similar to Fox's “Anastasia,” Mulan is known as a film from which not just children but also adults can enjoy on their own, devoid of feeling an obligation in taking along with their children. In terms

  • Gender Roles Of A Young Girl Saving China From The Huns

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    Within Disney’s Mulan, gender roles, linguistic differences, and racial concepts play a substantial role in telling the story of a young girl saving China from the Huns. At first glance, while the film may utilize an innocent plotline typically geared for young children, stereotypes and racist themes abound, prompting the question of how much of the movie is authentic, and how much of the film is the American perspective on Chinese culture. After an anthropological analysis of the film, it is seen

  • The Woman Warrior: A Tale of Identity

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    The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts by Maxine Hong Kingston is a collection of memoirs, a blend of Kingston’s autobiography with Chinese folklore. The book is divided into five interconnected chapters: No Name Woman, White Tigers, Shaman, At the Western Palace, and A Song for a Barbarian Reed Pipe. In No Name Woman, three characters are present: Kingston, Kingston’s mother, and Kingston’s aunt. This section starts off with Kingston’s mother retelling the story of her aunt and her

  • The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston

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    In The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston crafts a fictitious memoir of her girlhood among ghosts. The book’s classification as a memoir incited significant debate, and the authenticity of her representation of Chinese American culture was contested by Asian American scholars and authors. The Woman Warrior is ingenuitive in its manipulation of the autobiographical genre. Kingston integrates the value of storytelling in her memoir and relates it to dominant themes about silence, cultural authenticity