Chinese History and Culture Analysis This paper will be evaluated on 1) contents; 2) reasoning, organization and development; 3) language, form, and style; and 4) critical thinking.
Be sure to support your thesis with relevant examples from assigned readings, films or other sources.
Theme for this paper should reflect the period how China has gained its modernity under Mao Zedong’s regime as portrayed in film, To Live (1994) by Zhang
Yimou. It could develop flaws of Mao’s cultural revolution and the Great Leap Forward in ways how Chinese citizens suffered from repressions. Also could
mention whether it was to benefit all or to benefit one individual (Mao). and be sure to include Mao’s ideologies that are present in his policies of the
cultural revolution and the great leap forward.