Please write a FULL 5 page essay answering all the questions listed below and will also be question #1 in a pdf I will attach. You must only use the sources I have provided focusing mainly on the sources by Kang and Guao. For both of those sources there are 3 parts. Make sure to answer the prompy fully
since there are mulitple questions
1) Compare the picture of popular religion and culture presented in Kangs The Cult of the Fox and Guos Ritual Opera & Mercantile Lineage. In what ways do their visions of popular culture coincide or contrast? What might account for any differences in their depictions of popular culture? Compare their methods of analysis and underlying (or overt) theoretical approaches. Which depiction (if either) of late imperial Chinese society is more convincing, and why?