Monkey Characters

Wu Cheng'en
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Stone Monkey

The Stone Monkey was born of a stone that was worked upon by Heaven and Earth. He is a mischievous animal that looks to religion for gaining Immortality. The story encompasses his journey to enlightenment and the trouble he gets into along the way. The Stone Monkey is often very focused on himself and is childish in his manner. The fact that he is childish becomes a problem to Monkey when he gains his powers. He is so unable to control himself that he is soon in a lot of trouble with the Jade Emperor.

The Stone Monkey wants power, and the reader sees that the Monkey wants to be king of the monkeys. When he gains that, then he wants to be Immortal. When Monkey achieves this, he wants to be named the King of Heaven. Even after Monkey is placed under the Mountain of the...

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