When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Army to defend the country from Northern invaders, Hua Mulan, the eldest daughter of an honored warrior, steps in to take the place of her ailing father.
1. What do you know about the story of Mulan?
2. In Mulan’s community, how are women expected to behave, according to the movie?
3. Do you think these gender expectations are fair? Should men and women be treated the same, or is it good to treat them differently in some ways?