Post #4: Dramatist Perspective

Mulan

Mulan is a Disney movie made in 1998 that follows the narrative of a young woman named Fa Mulan in China during the Han Dynasty. Mulan’s father is drafted into China’s army because the Fa family has no sons. Seeing that her father is unfit to fight in battle because of his age, Mulan disguises herself as a man and fights in her father’s place.

The act is that Mulan is being treated in a tent after she was shot trying to save Shang. Shang and the rest of the group discover Mulan is a woman and Chi-Fu tells Shang to kill her for her crime. Mulan is explaining why she broke the law.

Mulan was about to preform this act by cutting her hair, dressing like a man, stealing her father’s sword, and running away from home.

The agent is a young woman named Fa Mulan who dresses up at a man to fight in a war.

The scene is in the mountains during a war. Mulan is being treated in a tent after she was shot trying to save Shang. Shang and the rest of the group discover Mulan is a woman and Chi-Fu tells Shang to kill her for her crime.

Mulan tells Shang that her purpose for breaking the law was to save her father from being killed in battle. In this case, her purpose would be a high calling. She was willing to break the law to protect her father.

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