write one page proposal, the requirement is down here:
Essay Proposal (1 page). Write a brief narrative describing your topic and how you find materials relevant to that topic. You are encouraged to consult with the instructor during office hours on your essay proposal.
Final Essay (5 pages). This essay is to illuminate aspects of life in traditional China (possible choices include religions, social relations, love, crime, ghosts, gender and fox demons…), building upon your proposal. It should include an introduction; historical narrative and analysis supporting your thesis; a conclusion; and a sourcebibliography.