Representation of Modern Chinese History Through Films (To Live, Farewell My Concubine)
Please choose one film from Unit One and write a five-page paper (double-spaced). You may
focus on either one political event (e.g. the Cultural Revolution) or one period (e.g. Mao’s era),
and you may use one or several films to formulate your ideas. Be sure to cover the following:
1. Overview and/or description of the historical event or period;
2. Discussion of the Cinematic representation of the event or period (story, mise-en-scene,
cinematography, editing, music, etc.);
3. An interpretation of the movie (e.g. your impression(s) of the historical event or period after
viewing the film(s)).
Please base your paper on assigned reading materials, books, journal articles and lecture
notes. Please use APA style.
|Academic Level||College (1-2 years: Freshmen, Sophomore)|
|Subject Area||Cultural and Ethnic Studies|
|Number of Pages||5 Page(s)/1375 words|