American Lit 12/1 – No Name Woman

For Monday, finish reading “No Name Woman” and come with the following questions answered:

1) In her study of her aunt, what conclusions does Maxine Hong Kingston come to regarding her own identity or sense of self? In other words, how has Maxine Hong Kingston’s discovery of her “people” helped discover her own identity?

2) Give one example of how Kingston’s “perhapsing” helped her fill a gap in knowledge about her family’s life and what it contributes to Kingston learning more about her family’s identity.

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