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Woman Warrior. Part 1. SCHEDULE. Rachel’s mom is here! Meditation Quiz Discussion. No Name Woman. "...we failed if we grew up to be but wives or slaves." (19) . "She obeyed him; she always did as she was told" (Kingston 6).

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Rachel’s mom is here!




no name woman
No Name Woman

"...we failed if we grew up to be but wives or slaves." (19).

"She obeyed him; she always did as she was told" (Kingston 6)

"The families are glad to be rid of them... Girls are maggots in the rice." (43)

"It is more profitable to raise geese than daughters." (43)

"Women in the old China did not choose" (Kingston 6).

"Her husband's parents could have sold her, mortgaged her, stoned her" (8)

“’Don’t tell anyone you had an aunt. Your father does not want to hear her name. She has never been born’” (15).

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White Tigers

"Let me tell you a true story about a girl who saved her village,” (45)

"You might tell them that I met some teachers who were willing to teach me science,' I said." (34)

"Do you really think I'll be able to do that -- defeat an army?' Even when you fight against soldiers trained as you are, most of them will be men, heavy footed and rough. You will have the advantage. Don't be impatient." (42)

"Wearing my black embroidered wedding coat, I knelt at my parents-in-law's feet, as I would have done as a bride. "Now my public duties are finished,' I said. 'I will stay with you, doing farmwork and housework, and giving you more sons." (45)

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“You must have been dreaming… You are all the children there are” (103)

“this mother can carry a hundred pounds of Texas rice up and downstairs. She could work at the laundry from 6:30 a.m. until midnight” (102)

“ quickly built a reputation for being brilliant, a natural scholar who could glance at a book and know it” (63)

“My mother could contend against the hairy beasts whether flesh or ghost because she could eat them… My mother was not crazy for seeing ghosts nor was she one of those women teased for “longing” after men” (92)

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