Annotating *Ode of Mulan*

Annotating “Ode of Mulan”
O First task: Write a sentence beside each stanza
summarizing the main idea of the stanza.
O Second task:
O Answer these two questions in the empty space
on the back of the poem.
O 1. What is the proper role of the daughter as
indicated in the first stanza of the poem? Use
evidence (direct quotes from the poem).
O 2. Can Mulan’s concern and her desire to take her
father’s place be justified by reference to
Confucian philosophy? Why/why not?
O You might need to use pages 95-96 in the navy
textbook to understand Confucian philosophy! 