you must follow the instruction
only using a sources(readings) that i mention here , other sources(readings) are not permitted
1.Anchee Min," Red Azalea"
2.Chen Yuan-tsung, "The Dragon's Village"
3.Shen Fu, "Six Records of a Floating Life"
4.Mark C. Elliott, "Emperor Qianlong: Son of Heaven, Man of the World"
5.R. Keith Schoppa, "Revolution and its Past: Identities and Change in Modern Chinese History" (third edition)
6.Rachel DeWoskin, "Foreign Babes in Beijing"
answer all three of the following questions in concise and well-reasoned essays of three pages per question.in the case of questions one and three, you should present a coherent argument that makes judicious use of assinged readings. in the case of question two, your essay should dmonstrate an understading of the cociety's norms and values, and your chosen character's response to them.
question 1: confucianism in Revolutionary China ( use more than 3 citations from the readings )
under communism, Confucian values, considered vestiges of the old feudal system, were supposed to have been completely swept away. judging from what you have read from the readings. do you believe confucianism completely disappeared after 1949?
question 2: understanding the relationships of two women (use more than 3 citations from the readings)
in the readings in the context of powerful relationships with other women: Chen Yun in "Six Records of a floating life"(with the sing-song girl, Han Yuan) and Anchee Min in " Red azalea"(with her commander, Yan). choosing either Chen Yun or Anchee Min, write an essay in the first person in which you reveal your innermost feelings for the other woman (that is , Yun for Han Yuan or Anchee Min for Yan). be certain that your narrative demonstrates the ways in which the norms of your society affect your emotions and actions
question 3 : Gauging the faults of Chairman Mao
(use more than 3 citations from the readings)
Twentieth-century Chinese history was characterized by both triumphs and tragedies. when it comes to the tragedies of post- 1949 history, to what extent should Mao zedong
be blamed for them?
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Chen, Yuan-tsung. The Dragon's Village. New York: Pantheon, 1980. Print.
Elliott, Mark C. Emperor Qianlong: Son of Heaven, Man of the World. New York: Pearson
Longman, 2009. Print.
DeWoskin, Rachel. Foreign Babes in Beijing: Behind the Scenes of a New China. New York:
W.W. Norton, 2005. Print.
Min, Anchee. Red Azalea. New York: Pantheon, 1994. Print.
Shen, Fu, Leonard Pratt, and Su-hui Chiang. Six Records of a Floating Life. Harmondsworth:
Penguin, 1983. Print.