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  • Story And The Theme Of Social Oppression
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    In their books "The Woman Warrior" and "Loving in the War Years", Maxine Hong Kingston and Cherries Moraga write about the persistence of social oppression. They also describe the dynamics of race, sexuality, and gender in everyday experience. Through reading these books I have picked up on several significant events which illustrate these issues. The correlation between these two authors is the importance placed upon these issues that seem to be underlying themes in both books. The persistence ...
  • Kingston's Novel The Woman Warrior
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    Eric PerinottiProfessor SachdevWriting and Thinking 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 courageou...
  • Aunt Maxine Hong Kingston
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    There have been many conflicts that have been risen between cultures concerning the differences in values and morals within one another. In "No Name Woman", there is a conflict between Chinese and American culture, the role of women in traditional Chinese society; Growing up Chinese American and Silence and voice. The story combines Chinese history, myths, and beliefs that her mother tells her. The narrator Maxine Hong Kingston speaks about her mother and traditional Chinese culture through the ...
  • Kingston By Writing Down Her Aunt's Story
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    The Road To Self Discovery Essential to Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior is the theme of finding one's own personal voice and identity. Interspersed throughout the memoir's five parts are numerous references to the emotional and physical struggle that Kingston endures on her path to finding her own identity. For the many women who are voiceless throughout the novel, Kingston supplies the language these silent women need and in effect, give them their own, individualized identities. There...
  • Secret Story Of Kingston's Aunt
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    maxine hong kingston's 'the woman warrior: memories of a girlhood among ghosts' portrays the d eferences between western and chines culture. however, this autobiography is positive, showing how the ways to carry stories from one culture to another can make a bridge between them. most of the book shows how people at cultural connections combine fact and fiction to invent themselves. the kingston's novel ultimately portrays the narrator as a victor over her upbringing, and the narrator is able to ...

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