Here is the introduction about the paper:  As you do your reading, pay careful attention to the section on Gender in East Asia.   Using evidence from both the chapter and the documents, write an essay which answers the following question from the section entitled Gender in East Asia: As you explore the documents, think about the limits on the subordination of women in Japanese and Chinese society. Why was it impossible for the reality of gender relations to ever be in complete accord with theory?  Be sure to give citations!

You can only use the sources I posted below. You should cite your sources (a short citation in parentheses like this: (Wiesner- Hanks,  p. 433) OR (Columbus, Third Letter) is fine. And three to four citations is fine.