Ow are female gender and identity constructed in the works of classical Chinese literature

Paper Topic:
How are female gender and identity constructed in the works of classical Chinese literature such as i??Ode to Mulani??, i??Injustice to Tou Oi?? and i??Peony Pavillioni??? More specifically, think about the following questions:
What is her social status as woman compared to that of men? In what social roles and positions do you find her? What cultural ideals and moral values are represented and embodied by the woman? What are the aspects of social life in which she appears with a meaningful presence or from which she remains conspicuously absent? Is there a space in which she is meant to be? What are the (feminine) qualities with which she becomes associated in the course of the story?

Source:
The Shorter Columbia Anthology of Traditional Chinese Literature, various translators, edited by Victor H. Mair, Columbia University Press, New York, 2000.

Ow are female gender and identity constructed in the works of classical Chinese literature

Prepare one page outline for the following topic. (MLA format and thesis statement required).

How are female gender and identity constructed in the works of classical Chinese literature such as i??Ode to Mulani??, i??Injustice to Tou Oi?? and i??Peony Pavillioni??? More specifically, think about the following questions:
What is her social status as woman compared to that of men? In what social roles and positions do you find her? What cultural ideals and moral values are represented and embodied by the woman? What are the aspects of social life in which she appears with a meaningful presence or from which she remains conspicuously absent? Is there a space in which she is meant to be? What are the (feminine) qualities with which she becomes associated in the course of the story?