The Tiger"s woman

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Published by Granada in London .

Written in English

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StatementCeleste De Blasis.
SeriesA Mayflower book
The Physical Object
Pagination656p. ;
Number of Pages656
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15079103M
ISBN 100583135617

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As The Woman Warrior progresses, Kingston relies less on her mother's narratives and more on her own recollections of family events and of experiences growing up. In the memoir's fourth chapter, "At the Western Palace," she writes about her aunt, Moon Orchid, who fails to assimilate into American culture.

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In chapters such as “Shaman” and “White Tigers,” it is clear how much she values “old Chinese” values. Cats, women — if you think they will do something, they will usually do something else.-Siefried “ O tiger’s heart wrapped in a woman’s hide!-William Shakespeare “ Van Gogh would’ve sold more than one painting if he’d put tigers in them.-Bill Watterson “ It is not part of a true culture to tame tigers.

AVAILABLE MARCH Tsov tom, or tigerbite—an insult in Hmong culture—means you were stupid enough to approach a tiger and get bitten. In this remarkable new book, Hmong American women reclaim that phrase, showing in prose and poetry that they are strong enough and brave enough to stare down the tiger.The old couple - An elderly couple who, in "White Tigers," train Fa Mu Lan in martial arts and survival skills on top of the mountain.

The old couple are quasi-deities—Fa Mu Lan sees that they are hundreds of years old—and, significantly, are more like parents to the woman warrior than her own parents are.

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