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    The Woman Warrior Argumentative Essay Maxine Hong Kingston’s novel The Woman Warrior is a series of narrations, vividly recalling stories she has heard throughout her life. These stories clearly depict the oppression of woman in Chinese society. Even though women in Chinese Society traditionally might be considered subservient to men, Kingston viewed them in a different light. She sees women as being equivalent to men, both strong and courageous. In a few stark story, depressing in their own

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    The Woman Warrior The most important theme that really stood out to me was the talk stories. The whole book mainly deals with the talk stories. The second theme that I felt that had a major impact in this book was ghost. Ghosts have an impact because the stories that are told about them that affect the kids resulting in their isolation from society. These themes are very important in The Woman Warrior because they help the narrator’s life and unite the stories of the book. Talk stories to

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    The Woman Warrior Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior discusses her and her mother Brave Orchid's relationship. On the surface, the two of them seem very different however when one looks below the surface they are very similar. An example of how they superficially seem different is the incident at the drug store when Kingston is mortified at what her mother makes her do. Yet, the ways that they act towards others and themselves exemplifies their similarities at a deeper level. Kingston

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    A Warrior’s Triumph The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston presents the story of a girl trapped between the cultures of her surrounding environment and that which her mother and family have forced upon her. Knowing only the Chinese way of life, this girl’s mother attempts to familiarize her daughter, whom is also the narrator, with the history of their family. The mother shares this heritage through the use of stories in hopes the narrator will be prepared for her ultimate return to China, which

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    Woman Warrior Ghosts

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    The Woman Warrior. As Maxine was growing up apart from her family’s culture but in a different culture, she knows she is alone. Americans have many different customs than the Chinese do. The ghost change depending on everyone’s point of view. Her mother, Brave Orchid, would describe these different people as ghost, because they weren’t of her culture. The only important people are the Chinese people. They didn’t speak the same language or worked as hard as they did. In the memoir, The Woman Warrior:

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    Woman Warrior Reflection

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    “The Woman Warrior,” written by Maxine Hong Kingston, an autobiography but with Kingston’s unique blend of perspectives could be categorized as a creative non-fiction. I read this novel as a girl’s journey through discovering her “voice”, after being silenced for so long. The book was separated into five chapters, that read more like short stories. Although there were only five chapters, the last seemed to be the only one we actually zero in on our author. Throughout the book we learn about Kingston

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    How were women treated in the Chinese culture? A recurring theme one frequently comes across while reading The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston is the role of women in the Chinese society. Women in this culture are silenced, slaves, and must obey men. In this society, men carry all the power and girls are raised to be slaves and wives. Women are not worth much and they are not equivalent to men. Silence plays an immense role in this society. The females must keep quiet of the past mistakes

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    of The Woman Warrior In Maxine Hong Kingston's novel, The Woman Warrior, Kingston touches upon several aspects of life common to all. Her experiences as a child were illustrated through this book. People not of the Chinese culture were seen as ghosts in this child's world. The similarities between Kingston's childhood, and the reader's help make this novel universally readable. The images created by Kinston, and the parallels between her life and others justify the creation of The Woman Warrior

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    Mulan as the Woman Warrior Many movies have gotten their theme or content from books and novels. One of them being the story of Mulan, which originates from the story of a Chinese girl who grows into a women warrior. In my reading of " The Woman Warrior", there is a tale of a warrior who has the name Fa Mu Lan. The mother tells the story of Fa Mu Lan to her children , one child stating " Instantly, I remembered that as a child, I had followed my mother about the house, the two

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    The Woman Warrior is a memoir written by Maxine Hong Kingston characterized as a work of nonfiction, however; there are many unclear boundaries between fiction and reality throughout her autobiography. Kingston paints an elaborate picture depicting the émigré experience in America while also discussing the conflict of assimilation a Chinese-American female encounters. The strength of maternal familial patriarchy on the psychological development is depicted throughout The Woman Warrior. Brave Orchid’s

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