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The Woman Warrior

The Woman Warrior


by Maxine Hong Kingston

The Woman Warrior: Mulan Over Women Warriors Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Woman Warrior? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Why was the narrator interested in the way her aunt combed her hair?

Because paying too much attention to your looks was frowned upon
Because she parted her hair the same way the narrator does
Because she didn’t realize they had combs way back then
Because she is a hairdresser
Q. Who is Fa Mu Lan?

The narrator’s aunt
The narrator’s mother
A heroic Chinese girl who went to battle for her father
The narrator
A character in a Disney movie
Q. What did Kingston’s mother do in China?

She was a surgeon
She was a seamstress
She was a writer
She was a historian
Q. What is the narrator’s mother called?

Leaping Lion
Brave Orchid
Weeping Willow
Weeping Willow
Q. Which of the following describes the story of Ts'ai Yen?

That of an Indian princess captured by white men
That of a warrior poetess captured by barbarians
That of a girl who falls in love with a vampire
That of the author herself