S01 E07 - Stories from a Chinese studio episode seven: Manipulating Silence in Maxine Hong Kingston’s Narrative of No Name Woman

Stories from a Chinese studio by Tianqi Luo
The opening sentence of The Woman Warrior, “You must not tell anyone,” unveils the central theme Kingston tries to reveal in her memoir: the shifting meaning and attitudes of control, power, and agency behind what can be said, and what must be silenced, left unsaid. The opening line exemplifies the prevalent attitude of silence and obedie  ...  See more
Jan 20 2021