The Story of One White Woman Who Married a Chinese Characters

Edith Maud Eaton
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Minnie

Minnie is the protagonist of the story. She was the wife of James Carson until she caught him trying to cheat on her. She then married Liu Kanghi. Minnie considers a woman’s place in life to be subservient to her husband. This is evident through her desperation to appease her husband in the early sections of the story. However, after gaining independence and finding a man who loves her, Minnie learns that women should be empowered.

Minnie’s name is only revealed in the final few pages of the story. This emphasizes her assumed role as subservient to the men in her life. A lack of a name connotes a lack of importance. The period in the story in which the protagonist is nameless coincides with the period in which she considers a woman’s rightful place to be in support of her husband’s endeavors. However...

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