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English Prezi-May 2014

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I'll Make a Man Out of You
- Donny Osmond

Mulan
(1998 Walt Disney Pictures)

By Jessica Park
About the Artist
Donny Osmond

was born in 1957 in Ogden, Utah.
He has 6 older siblings and four of them created a singing group with Donny Osmond in 1970.
Donny Osmond was born and raised in a Mormon
family. During the 70's, Donny Osmond began to appear in the television shows as a solo vocalist. He was a guest vocalist for Dweezil Zappa album in 1991. Then in 1998, he casted in Walt Disney animation 'Mulan' as a singing voice of the main character, General Li Shang. [1]
I'll make a man out of you
This song is taking a place earlier in the story when
General Shang
became a captain of the military unit where
Mulan
belongs to. At the beginning of the song, soldiers including
Mulan
were not very successful at his trainings. Among the uncooperative, rude soldiers with lack of physical ability,
Shang
swears that he will make every one of them into a manly soldier.
The word
'Man'
in the title represents the
wiseness
in military tactics and
ability to survive
during the war,
cooperative, respectful mind
, and
physical ability
.
I'll make a man out of you.
Means Shang will train these skills to the soldiers and make them a 'Man' who will fight for their country.
Funny thing about the title is, that at this point none of the soldiers including Shang knows that Mulan is a woman. During the song Mulan sings one line.
"Hope he doesn't see right through me."
How would Mulan felt about this situation where the captain says that he will make a man out of her?
"Be a Man!"
[2]
[3]
The first verse of the song explains the chronological background of the story.
To defeat the Huns
Did they send me~
~when I asked for sons
The Huns attacked China ( Han Dynasty) and the Emperor of China drafted the sons of China to protect their country.
In third verse, bunch of different soldiers are singing about their weakness.
I really wish that I knew how to swim
Was I a fool in school for cutting gym
I'm never gonna catch my breath
In the chorus, they sings about their goal by using a figurative language.
We must be swift
as a coursing river
With all the force

of a great typhoon
With all the strength

of a raging fire
Simile
Metaphor
Metaphor
Describes that they will be mighty and forcefully raise to attack their enemies.
[4]
Works Cited
[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donny_Osmond
[2] http://disney.wikia.com/wiki/Donny_Osmond
(Walt Disney Wikia)
[3] http://www.dvdizzy.com/mulan.html
[4] http://e4u.ybmsisa.com/TOEIC/ToeicPlaza/easy/easy_view.asp?questionSEQ=113042&md=S&categoryCode=025001000&iPage=&list_search=1&list_search_key=&order_type=&nowPage=
(YBM English Academy)
[1]
Musical Facts
[5]
* This song is using 4/4 times throughout the whole song.
*Electric Bass provides the chords of the root notes
*Snare drum beats on the background adds intense feelings to the song.
* Starts with E minor but turn into F minor during the 3rd verse.
[5] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I%27ll_Make_a_Man_Out_of_You
The character Li Shang was acted by 2 different voice actors. Donny Osmond for the singing voice and B.D. Wong for speaking voice.
Jackie Chan sang this song in Chinese dubbing version of the movie.
(In Mandarin and Cantonese)
What Else?
There were two different 'Huns' in history. Those who moved to Eastern Europe from China and became an
ancestors of Hungarians
, and those who were living in
Mongolia
.
The one that mentioned in the song
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