Nalytical papers for Korean popular cultural productions.

Paper is an analytical paper.

Part I

1. You should choose a piece of Korean popular cultural production. It could be a film, a music video, a TV drama, a TV program, or an animation from any period between the 1950s to the present.
2. Introduce and contextualize the production. (1-1 A? pages)
3. Select a few key parts from the popular cultural production (scenes, plots/subplots, characters, music, dance, dialogue and so on).
4. Analyze these aspects.
5. Connect your analysis of these various key parts of the cultural production into a coherent argument about the cultural production as a whole. (3 A? 4 pages)
6. Your paper should be typed (Times New Roman, 12-point Font), double-spaced, with
normal margins. No longer than 5 pages).
7. You do not need to use ANY secondary sources (i.e., critical scholarly articles or journalistic writings) on these cultural productions you select. It is an ANALYTICAL paper in which you will offer your own analysis of the piece you have chosen.

Part II
[Typed, Times New Roman, 12-point Font, Double-Spaced, Normal margins. No longer than 2 pages]

1. Identify two concepts/ideas from Cho Hae-joangas a?Living with Conflicting Subjectivities: Mother, Motherly Wife and Sexy Woman in the Transition from Colonial-Modern to Postmodern Koreaa? and apply them to your discussion of the two following films, A Female Boss and My Sassy Girl.

2. Explain how the notion of a?unity of woman and mothera? might apply in the context of two texts, Pak Wan-sA?as a?Three Days in that Autumna? and Pong Chun-hoas film, Mother.

3. Using 1 concept/idea from John Choas a?The Korean Gay and Lesbian Movement, 1993-2008: From a?Identitya and a?Communitya to a?Human Rights,aa? discuss the relevant dimensions of the film, No Regrets.

Emphasize that this is NOT a research paper but an ANALYTICAL paper.