Compare and analysis two films Main focus:1.  the similarity of two films. 2. Gl

Compare and analysis two films
Main focus:1.  the similarity of two films. 2. Global and local relationship. 3. Find evidence about the director. 4. Analysis the film language
Two Movies: A Confucian Confusion ( Dir, Edward Yang, 1994).
Mahjong ( Dir, Edward Yang, 1996)
Paper Content: 
• Your paper must be written in your own words and based on your own research findings; plagiarism, plot summary, or paraphrase of a secondary source will not be tolerated.   
• Please write a cogent essay in which you begin by stating a problematic (thesis), then go on to identify theme(s) or text(s) you plan to analyze or compare, to examine textual evidence in detail to support your argument, to draw on current scholarships, and to conclude with your original insights. 
• While important to review major findings in the field, you should demonstrate
your critical capacity by engaging the experts and sustaining your own line of
arguments between primary and secondary sources.
Paper Format: 
• Your paper must be typed, double-spaced with one-inch margin on all four sides
of the page. 
• Please staple your 5-6 pages of text followed by a works cited page. You should proof-read  your  writing  carefully,  making  sure  that  there  are  no  spelling, grammar, or punctuation mistakes. 
Also, Please use at least 3 outside sources to illustrate the paper.
Below are all the things you can compare:
Language: Taiwanese or Japanese vs Mandarin in the transitional period of resinfication
Plotting: multiple narrative Voices and Decentering
Casting: Established stars vs Common people
Shooting: tunnel vision in Wu vs Yang; Light vs Darkness and shadow
Setting: arch/corridor/door/frame/gateway or threshold/wall/window
Marriage and Confucian family values
Building and ambience: Japanese baroque vs. modern skyscraper

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