3 Pages Guiding Questions
Write about the First 3 episodes of Boys Over Flowers/ Hana Yori Dango. Boys Over Flowers is the Korean drama and Hana Yori Dango is the Japanese anime equivalent
analyze the various themes and elements found in Korean and Japanese dramas, many of which will overlap with those discussed in class. To justify their analysis, students must select and explain scenes from the chosen drama as evidence and support. Guiding questions and topics will be given to help with your analysis. 2-3 pages
Guiding questions include:
- What cultural elements make the Japanese and Korean dramas similar? What cultural elements make them different?
- How is this drama reflective of Japanese and Korean culture and society?
- Discuss the genre, main themes, and analyze the characteristics that make each drama unique.