The Woman Warrior Discussion Questions

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Compare and contrast the Chinese tradition of "talking story" to traditions of oral storytelling in other cultures. Describe the relative importance of the tradition in various cultures and explain the purposes the tradition serves for different peoples.

Research the history of Chinese immigration in the United States. When did it begin? For what reasons did the Chinese leave their own country? Where are the largest populations of Chinese in the United States? How have they adapted to this culture?

Explore the history of Chinese laundries in the United States. Why did many Chinese immigrants find employment in this particular industry?

Read about the role of women in China. Compare and contrast the role of women in China to the role of women in the United States.

In the novel The Woman Warrior, Kingston recalls her early years in school, particularly her kindergarten...

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