UCI Female Sexuality in Ermo and Suzhou River Films Term Paper

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Sample Term Paper Topics

Notes: The following topics are NOT required but are, instead, intended to encourage you to think further and explore your own topics. You may, of course, choose one of them or recombine a topic of your own design.

The female body and female sexuality in Ermo and Suzhou River

Changing gender relationships in Plunder of Peach and Plum and Ermo

Changing concepts of family and community in Plunder of Peach and Plum and It’s My Day Off (or Ermo)

Changing roles of the individual in It’s My Day Off and Ermo (or Suzhou River)

  • The city as a site of disillusionment and destruction in Plunder of Peach and Plum and Suzhou River

The city as a communal space in It’s My Day Off versus an enigmatic space in Suzhou River

Different/similar attitudes to the forces of urban corruption in Plunder of Peach and Plum and Suzhou River

  • The impact of money on human relationships in Ermo and Suzhou River

Idealism and its fates in Plunder of Peach and Plum and Suzhou River

Challenges to male or patriarchal values in Ermo and Suzhou River

  • Term Paper Template

Your name

Paper Title

Keywords: A, B, C, D

  • Introduction

Discussion of film 1

Discussion of film 2

(you could move between two films here but must provide smooth transitions in between)

  • Conclusion

Bibliography listed in a separate page (at least 4 sources from the syllabus, items listed in required books and other references)

e.g.,      

  • Author’s name, Book Title (City: Publisher, year).

Author’s name, “article title,” Volume Title, ed. Editor’s name (City: Publisher, year), pp. #-#.

Author’s name, “article title,” Journal Title, volume #, issue # (year), pp. #-#.