Discuss evidence from the book Strangers in a Shogun City by Amy Stanley to illustrate the point of the paper.

Discuss evidence from the book Strangers in a Shogun City by Amy Stanley to illustrate the point of the paper.
Purpose:

Expressing an opinion and persuading others to see the validity of that opinion by marshalling evidence and crafting words is a necessary skill for participating in a society that values the open exchange of ideas. With that purpose in mind, students will compose a response to the texts we have read in Unit 1.

Task:
write a response of 500 to 750 words.
In her article on gender in pre-modern Japan, Rajyashree Pandey writes: Gender was inextricably tied to the performative aspects of the body (28). Do you agree or disagree with this assertion? In your response, focus on analyzing evidence from Stranger in a Shoguns City.

Criteria:
Students writing will be evaluated on the following criteria:

Clarity of writing;
Organization at the level of the paper and paragraph;
Use of evidence;
Argumentation and analysis of evidence and;
Quality and originality of thesis.